Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 09:24:08 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de> To: Wolf <wolf@...fsden.cz> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Proposal to match behaviour of gethostbyname to glibc * Wolf: > While this is admittedly edge case that most users will not run into, I > still think it would be nice to behave the same way as glibc does on > this one. And as a bonus, it will be *tiny* bit faster, since there > would not be any need to iterate rest of the /etc/hosts file. But something has to scan the entire file in “multi on” mode at least, to find all relevant addresses.
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