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Re: getaddrinfo(3) on numerical addresses

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 03:19:29PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
> I've noticed[*] that on NetBSD, getaddrinfo(3) does a resolver lookup even 
> if presented a numerical address. Is this on purpose? Would it have a 
> drawback if it would first try to inet_pton() the address?
> On Linux, it seems to avoid the resolver lookup.

That's what AI_NUMERICHOST is for? It's not clear whether it should or
should not parse the behavior, see comments in the code.


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