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Re: gethostby* users



On Thu, 2007-10-11 at 23:35 -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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> Even though the situation improved, there are still some programs left
> which use the gethostby* functions.  These really have to be converted
> to use getaddrinfo.  Here is the break-down per package of an incomplete
> installation giving the number of programs/libraries with problems in
> that package.  I.e., there are like more packages on an install-all
> machine.  The full list with the program/library names is at
> 
>    http://people.redhat.com/drepper/gethostby-users
> 
> Samba is responsible for almost one quarter of the problems.

Ulrich, the situation should be substantially better in the F-9
timeframe.
Samba 3.2.0 will show full support for IPv6 (and therefore we are
converting most calls to getaddrinfo) where possible.

Simo.


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