Re: Nameserver calls - libesmtp problem?
- From: Albrecht Dreß <albrecht dress arcormail de>
- To: Brian Stafford <brian stafford uklinux net>
- Cc: Balsa List <balsa-list gnome org>, Carlos Morgado <chbm chbm nu>
- Subject: Re: Nameserver calls - libesmtp problem?
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 14:38:39 +0200
Am 22.06.2001 13:37:10 schrieb(en) Brian Stafford:
> Use "info libc" and then scroll down and follow the link to
> Fucntion Index. From there you can get to gethostbyname_r
O.K., I tried the example code there... and it does *NOT* *NOT* dial in when I
try to resolve localhost (see the attached c program...). Now it's your turn
to explain that...
> | Well, I actually had the problem that Netscape seemed to call the
> | nameserver
> | in regular intervals for no good reason, thus initiating dial-ins.
> Probably polling POP or IMAP servers.
Nope. I always use fetchmail in non-daemon mode...
> I'd rather you used it. I need bug reports if I'm going to make the
> code stable.
See above :-/
> Agreed. I don't see why my code should be penalised for using thread
> safe code in a threaded program.
It's great that you pointed out that problem! I think, at least if we (or you
;-)) resolve this strange problem, we should use this solution as a
replacement for all gethostbyname's in balsa...
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