[erlang-bugs] inet_res: unpredictable resolution failure ?

Mickaël Rémond mickael.remond@REDACTED
Wed May 14 17:48:28 CEST 2008


I suspect a bug in inet_res. When using this resolver it seems we get  
somewhat unpredictable results:
- gethostbyname can fails sometime (nxdomain error)
- connect sometimes fails with nxdomain error
If retry immediately the query / connect most of the time succeed.

I know that this module is not documented, but to my knowledge it is  
the only way to do DNS lookup on some specific type of records (mx or  
srv records).

I can provide details if you need to.

Thank you !

Mickaël Rémond

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