[PATCH] DNS cache for Konqueror/KIO
thiago at kde.org
Tue Jul 8 03:13:13 BST 2008
David Faure wrote:
>On Monday 07 July 2008, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> Roland Harnau wrote:
>> >According to  the addreses returned by getaddrinfo() (glibc
>> >version) are ordered:
>> >"The important thing to remember here is that the addresses are
>> >returned in an order where the first returned address has the highest
>> >probability to succeed."
>> > http://people.redhat.com/drepper/userapi-ipv6.html
>> That is true, but the DNS server also does a round-robin ordering of
>> addresses to spread the load on identical servers. getaddrinfo() is
>> kind-of smart, but it can't tell the difference between two global IP
>> addresses of the same version (v4 or v6).
>> Anyways, since the cache is held per application, this is not a big
>> problem -- or a problem at all.
>> Patch is good, perfectly indented, very clever. Please commit!
>Yes but not right now, less than 24 hours before RC1, right?
>Or are you 100% sure that this is safe for all users?
>Otherwise, as good as this is, it sounds more like KDE-4.2 material to
Yeah, better hold until unfreeze. It's not that critical, even if it lets
many people use KDE apps with broken routers.
It can be applied to 4.2.0 and 4.1.1.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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