Request for comment for async resolution of DNS names

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Feb 9 20:08:52 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 11:59:15AM -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> >> directly someone wouldn't argue that interpret_string_addr_internal was
> >> meant for that and that I should use it.
> > interpret_string_addr_internal() calls strchr_m() which calls
> > get_iconv_handle(). I am 100% sure get_iconv_handle() is not
> > thread-safe.
> I'm fine, I guess we also don't want to have any DEBUG statement in the
> thread ?

Nope. Just get in, get the data (and set an error
return code) and get out of the thread as fast
as possible. Leave anything else to the callback

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