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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 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.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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