[dns-operations] Mozilla Firefox and ANY queries

Lutz Donnerhacke lutz at iks-jena.de
Thu Mar 5 20:53:59 UTC 2015

* KLaM Postmaster wrote:
> But nobody is asking the fundamental question, why do they need this info in the first place?

Because they added their own caching code for DNS responses. The
getaddrinfo/getaddrbyname API is designed to be called on every new socket.
But they hacked around this design and now trying to fix it.

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