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Re: (DNS) draft wording for W.G. review.

From: Anawat Chankhunthod <chankhun@catarina.usc.edu>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 17:20:03 -0800
Message-Id: <199603280122.RAA08884@catarina.usc.edu>
To: "Donald E. Eastlake 3rd" <dee@cybercash.com>
Cc: Anawat Chankhunthod <chankhun@catarina.usc.edu>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

> Seems like a terrible idea given how quickly and continuously BIND has 
> been evolving to make it more robust in the face of various security 
> attacks.

Given the current DNS performance. You don't have a choice if you want  
a decent performance. You just have to cache dns info. 

I think the best you can do without integrating the whole BIND is to integrate
just result interpreter, gethostnamadr.c into your code. So you can get ttl.
and then use res_send call to resolver library. Not to mention to blocking
behavior of res_send, which can block up to 5-10 seconds... It's just really
painful.

Anawat
Received on Wednesday, 27 March 1996 17:28:10 EST

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