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Re: Using threaded resolver by default in Debian?

From: Alessandro Ghedini <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:20:28 +0200

On lun, ago 12, 2013 at 09:35:00 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> On 11/08/13 18:41, Alessandro Ghedini wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >lately I've been seriously thinking about switching to an asynchronous resolver
> >for the Debian libcurl packages. There's a long-lived bug report asking to
> >enable c-ares support (it was actually enabled a while ago, but because of the
> >IPv6 bug it was later disabled), but AFAICT c-ares does not support the Name
> >Service Switch (NSS) thingy, and there's probably no hope in adding support for
> >it (unless making c-ares not asynchronous anymore...).
> >
> >So I've been playing with the threaded resolver and it seems to work fine, but
> >I was wondering if any of you has had any problem with it that I should be
> >aware of, considering that libcurl is one of the most installed packages in
> >Debian.
> >
> >Comments?
> We've been using the threaded resolver in Fedora since Fedora 12 (4
> years ago) and it looks pretty stable to me.

Great, thanks! I'm going to enable it in Debian too then.


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Received on 2013-08-12