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Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:06:27 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Markus Geiger <>
Subject: Re: [BUG] Non-FQDN domain resolving failure on musl-1.2.x

On Mon, Jun 27, 2022 at 01:35:50PM +0200, Markus Geiger wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the info. I'm not a everyday gdb user (once a year?) – but
> I debugged the issue.
> In musl 1.2.2 we run into EAI_AGAIN in name_from_dns on
> network/lookup_name.c:166
> In musl 1.1.24 we don't.
> Just that I'm not quite sure if that behavior is correct – if you can
> verify that it is correct behaviour treat this issue as resolved. And
> thX for looking into it.

Yes, that behavior is correct. The responses were inconclusive and
returning success as if they were conclusive is a DNSSEC-bypass bug
that was fixed.


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