Subject: Re: Support for mDNS?

Re: Support for mDNS?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 23:38:07 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 19 Feb 2007, Matt Gruenke wrote:

> Would you consider accepting a patch that parsed /etc/nsswitch.conf and
> respected the specified resolution order (or at least provided the
> infrastructure for doing so)?

Yes I would!

> Would you consider accepting a patch that added NSS support (based on the
> contents of nsswitch.conf)?

Yes, I think so.

> If so, how about support for extensions to the NSS interface that would
> enable NSS plugins to perform asynchronous lookups?

Unless they're very intrusive I guess I'll approve such patches.

   c-ares -- my preferred DNS asynch resolver library
Received on 2007-02-22