libbind vs. libc & libresolv problems

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at
Mon Apr 21 13:25:48 UTC 2008

Matej Cepl <mcepl at> writes:

> I think that alternative to what Adam suggests, is to accept the
> realilty than DNS client programs need to parse SRV records

won't be enough; e.g. applications might need access to arbitrary records
(TXT, SPF) or classes (CHAOS) and the TTL entries.

Providing a way to use the (for over ten years) documented and stable
ISC BIND API is the only solution for this problem.


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