Matthias Scheler <tron%zhadum.org.uk@localhost> writes: > No, the problem is caused by a router whose builtin caching nameserver > sends broken replies if NetBSD's libc queries for AAAA records. The broken > answer gets ignored and NetBSD's libc waits 15(?) seconds before trying > to query for A records. I see. Well, perhaps some kind of "don't do AAAA lookups" runtime config would help such people. Or a switch to accept replies from the wrong port. I wonder how many people are suffering from this - it's not clear that it's sensible for people who aren't having the problem to spend time working on it, compared to replacing a few broken routers.
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