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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: APR resolver?
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:12:37 GMT
On Wednesday 29 March 2006 22:36, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> My primary question is will it just be a wrapper around the system DNS
> resolution functions, which would result in blocking calls, or would
> it be an implementation of the occasionally-proposed APR async DNS
> library.
> An async DNS library would be more work, but it's also much more
> useful in the long run.

To be any use to mod_smtpd, it presumably has to work asynchronously.

But does that have to be done at the APR level?  A quick look at the
relevant manpages suggests that RFC2553 and POSIX give us
asynchronous lookups for free.

Nick Kew

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