smoketest #6 of cerowrt is go for testing

Dave Hart davehart_gmail_exchange_tee at
Sun Jul 17 00:35:47 EDT 2011

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 00:02 UTC, Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at> wrote:
> If you configure ntpd with bare IP addresses rather than names, will the
> getaddrinfo() return without attempting any DNS in the first place?

Yes, basically.  ntpd might not even call getaddrinfo() in that case
(it may use inet_pton() or similar to convert the IP address to binary
representation).  At any rate, using only numeric IPv4 or IPv6
addresses will avoid any DNS lookups.

Dave Hart

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