Re: DNS lookups
Kai Henningsen wrote:
> I *suspect* that glibc, when asked to find an IP number in the string
> "188.8.131.52", decides to ask for a DNS entry before giving back 0x01020304.
> If this turns out to be true, I won't hesitate to call it a serious bug.
> However, as I said above, I've yet to determine what exactly happens.
This is the case, I checked the libc5 and glibc sources.
You can find some discussion in bugreport #13492.
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