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Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 15:06:08 +0200
From: Jan Mercl <>
Cc: Lance Yang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] improve DNS resolution logic for parallel queries

On Sat, Jun 22, 2024 at 2:51 PM Lance Yang <> wrote:

> musl’s resolver queries some configured nameservers in parallel and accepts
> the first response. However, if the first response's RCODE indicates
> NXDOMAIN, the resolver terminates the resolution process too early,
> potentially missing valid responses from other nameservers.

Linux uses the first valid response, even if it is NXDOMAIN. So it's
not clear terminating the resolve process in that case is "too early".
I think that continuing the search after getting NXDOMAIN can be
possibly considered a security risk.

Source, possibly outdated:


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