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Re: Name lookup/DNS resolution mechanism of libcurl

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2013 23:30:32 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 31 Mar 2013, Michael-O wrote:

> What is so different about the name resolution in libcurl?

Nothing I'm aware of. In window you get the threaded name resolver by default,
but that's been used by fellow (lib)curl users on Windows for many years
without any problems reported.

> As a side note: when running the configure script in cygwin either for curl
> or c-ares the script hangs on "checking types of args and return type for
> recvfrom..." [1]

That sounds strange. cygwin should work just fine, just be painfully slow...

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Received on 2013-03-31