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Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2018 12:38:37 -0600
From: "A. Wilcox" <>
Subject: Re: DNS resolver patch

On 12/06/18 12:18, Florian Weimer wrote:
> The alternative, using a NOERROR/NODATA response, confuses musl search
> processing.


The musl resolver should be able to handle a resolver returning NODATA.
That is popular for having a separate extranet infrastructure - your
extranet DNS only contains records for your local domain and returns
NODATA for requests outside that domain.

If you are correct that such a response "confuses musl search
processing", that's a bug in musl that needs to be fixed.


A. Wilcox (awilfox)
Project Lead, Adélie Linux

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