Bug#159781: libc6: getaddrinfo doesn't do nsswitch.conf ordering correctly
On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 09:01:41PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 05:45:50PM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Package: libc6
> > Version: 2.2.5-14
> > Severity: normal
> > If I have this line in /etc/hosts:
> > 192.168.43.128 cproxy
> Read the glibc FAQ/Bugs (upstream). This is not a bug, but is just how
> getaddrinfo works, so that it can fulfill it's specifications.
I see nothing relevant in
...can you point me at the right link?
I don't see how it's fulfilling its specifications the way it currently
does, which is basically ignoring the preferences I state in
/etc/nsswitch.conf. I'm not arguing here that it shouldn't try IPv6 - which
it should - but that it should try IPv6 _and_ IPv6 in /etc/hosts before it
tries them in DNS.
Nothing in the man page for getaddrinfo suggests that it should do