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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: making logresolve faster
Date Sun, 27 Jul 1997 22:05:16 GMT

On Sun, 27 Jul 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> > Look at, I think it's called, "libar" or something like that, it's with
> > contrib in bind.  It's an asynch resolver... no need for threads, I think
> > it's select event model. 
> I didn't look hard, but it seems to me that it queues up requests and
> executes them sequentially, not simultaneously.
> Same problem as using threaded DNS resolution; some systems have calls to
> do it, but they still serialize the lookups.

Bleh.  What a sad state of affairs.

I didn't look too hard at arlib either, I think it might do what we want
but it's both old, and appears to play lots of ptr<->int games. 


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