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Re: Sending bug reports without setting up email

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Sending bug reports without setting up email
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:30:29 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> On 07/20/2016 06:10 PM, Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:
>> Sure, but that's an additional library.  We just need the IP address of
>> the DNS server (provided by res_{n,}init)
> On some systems res_ninit and res_init are in libresolv, so this
> wouldn't save us anything.
> No big deal I suppose. Still, it's better to not reinvent the wheel,
> as a lot of things can go wrong when resolving names.

True.  If libresolv is an option, then that would be a more complete

I guess it's up to the maintainers to make the decision: A teensy tiny
change in the C layer, but with a possibly less complete solution, or a
larger change, but with a complete solution.

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