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Re: round-robin DNS crap

From: Tor Arntsen <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 12:27:54 +0200

On 7/13/07, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
[..randomize output from getaddrinfo()..]
> I found one approach posted on the URL below, which is a patch for wget from
> April 2006:
> I have not evaluated how good this particular implementation is, but we could
> very likely at least use it as inspiration.
> Thoughts on this?

I think the idea is sound. That wget patch includes a new option
--random, but if something like this gets implemented in libcurl we
would maybe not want this a an option at all: default should be to
randomize. Maybe we could have an option to turn it off though.
My 0.02 <insert favourite currency>
Received on 2007-07-13