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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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