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Re: RFC3484 rule 9 active again in glibc 2.7-5.



Ian Jackson a écrit :
> Aurelien Jarno writes ("Re: RFC3484 rule 9 active again in glibc 2.7-5."):
>> An IP which uses the same IP range as your computer, as defined by the
>> netmask. In short a local server which can be reached without a
>> gateway.
> 
> Ah.  I see.
> 
> So what you mean is that it will now:
>   * prefer a server in the same subnet as one of the local interfaces
>     as defined by the netmask on that interface, to a server which
>     is not;
>   * not otherwise sort servers according to their IPv4 address
>     unless specifically configured
> ?
> 
> That sounds exactly right.
> 
> If you mean that _for servers on some local subnet_ it will prefer to
> use servers with a longer common prefix with the interface address,
> then I think that's wrong.

It is actually what is implemented.

IP on different subnet are not sorted, IP on some local subnet are
sorted by a longer common prefix with the interface address.

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