Andres Freund <> writes:
> On 2014-04-12 16:35:48 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> In principle, that commit shouldn't have affected behavior for pg_hba
>> entries with numeric address fields ...

> Hm. getaddrinfo.c has this bit:
>       /* Unsupported flags. */
>       if (flags & NI_NAMEREQD)
>               return EAI_AGAIN;

Yeah, and that flag is only ever specified when attempting to do reverse
lookup on a client address to see if it matches a non-numeric pg_hba

                        regards, tom lane

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