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Re: lib/42405: libc: getaddrinfo() should perform T_A lookups before T_AAAA lookups, was: Resolver problems

On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 02:01:22PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 08:25:29AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > As for the problems, are they the result of a host getting a non-working
> > v6 address on a broken subnet?
> 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.

Frankly, that sounds more like a "use a proper DNS server"...


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