Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 22:24:31 +0200 From: Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] resolver: only exit the search path loop there are a positive number of results given * William Pitcock <nenolod@...eferenced.org> [2018-03-30 14:44:44 -0500]: > There is a talk in a few weeks at Kubecon (the Kubernetes conference), > explicitly titled "Don't Use Alpine If You Care About DNS." The talk > largely centers around how musl's overly strict behaviour makes Alpine > a bad choice for "the real world." I would like to turn this into a > story where we can announce that Alpine 3.8 mitigates this problem > instead, doing such will be good for both Alpine and the musl > ecosystem as a whole, as it is defanging a point of possible FUD. musl has had a good track record catching bugs in dns implementations and in dns setups, i don't think this should be mitigated, it's good to know that cloudflare has a broken dns server, or that kubernetes had dns setup bugs, these are real reliability and performance issues affecting all systems not just musl.
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