[LEAPSECS] stale leap second information
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jan 18 13:19:51 EST 2015
In message <4CCFC94D-6324-4A64-87CB-8EA5E9BC08F0 at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh write
>>>> Unless there is an overriding value in efficient encoding,
>>> There is. getaddrinfo(3) is almost always available and works
>>> about as well as any protocol on the internet can work.
>> Doesn't getaddrinfo support IPv6, too? Parsing the longer string
>won't be dramatically slower.
Man DNS resolvers are setup to not forward IPv6 responses (because
they know there is no IPv6 connectivity behind them.)
In reality, I would send both an IPv6 and IPv4 DNS record as
response, hoping that at least one of them makes it through.
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