>Yes. the patch convert all IPv4 mapped IPv6 address returned into
>IPv4 address. If someone announce mapped address using AAAA RR, it
>also converted. So, caller have no chance to know whether returned
>address is mapped address or native IPv4 address. However, I think
>this is rare case in at least now.
>After correcting getaddrinfo()'s search order, in some case, A RR is
>accidentaly converted into mapped address without expectation of
>caller. This may confuse IPv4 people and force inconvenience. I
>worry about this.
>Fixing ftp(1) and other caller is also important. But, it is another
isn't there some issue in getipnodebyname(), instead of getaddrinfo()?
(NOTE: I'm not really up-to-date with the current status of freebsd4
if you can tell me repeatable example of getaddrinfo() failure,
that would be helpful...
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