[liboping] Bug#594688: please use/respect getaddrinfo(3)

Sebastian Harl tokkee at debian.org
Sun Sep 5 15:57:59 CEST 2010


On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 01:50:47PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Sebastian Harl <tokkee at debian.org> [2010.09.03.1628 +0200]:
> > Hrm, unless I missed something, oping uses the first address returned by
> > getaddrinfo(3). According to the manpage, the list of returned addresses
> > is sorted according to RFC 3484 and, thus, should respect gai.conf(5).
> > 
> > Could you please provide a sample gai.conf that can be used to reproduce
> > that? Do other tools (e.g. mtr) behave correctly?
> I think you are right. I must have made a mistake for I cannot
> reproduce this. Sorry.

No problem. Closing the bug with this E-mail.


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