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

--- On Fri, 12/4/09, Jason Thorpe <> wrote:

> Maybe we should ask for AAAA and A in parallel.  It
> would also be nice if all of this was transparent to
> libc.  IMO, all resolving activity should be done
> through mdnsd, and we can make policy tweaks there. 
> Plus you gain system-wide caching so that multiple apps
> don't have to suffer the broken behavior (one one app
> suffers, everyone else querying for that address gets the
> cached correct response).

just like ncsd?   Can you explain why this idea is appropriate for NetBSD, 
while ncsd is not appropriate? 

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