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Re: getaddrinfo(3) on numerical addresses

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 05:17:19PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
> > That's what AI_NUMERICHOST is for?
> No (or so I think).
> I would like to save the resolver lookup if we know beforehand we don't need it.

But that's the point of AI_NUMERICHOST. You don't know in advance if it
is necessary or not.

> > It's not clear whether it should or should not parse the behavior
> I can't parse that sentence.

The gai implementation talks about the DNS fallback a bit and why it may
or may not be a bug.


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