Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 4018] [PATCH] libunbound integration for async DNS resolut
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 11:02:42 -0700 (PDT)

--- Comment #4 from Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>  2009-09-16 11:02:40 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> > We quite recently brought c-ares into the mix to address the shortcomings of
> > adns. To change to yet another resolver would require some motivation. Could
> > you give us an idea of what was not working, especially with c-ares?
> Basically, as adns, it refuses to query v6 nameservers (and wrongly fallback to
> localhost) making it useless on v6-only nets.
> I'm note sure how hard it is to hack on it, I'll probably take a look, but as
> specified my intention was not to replace c-ares but just having an
> alternatives more suitable for such cases, and hacking wireshark was the faster
> way...

Hmmm, maybe we should have a look at c-ares 1.6.1 (to be released). If we do
that we must take into account CARES_HAVE_ARES_LIBRARY_INIT and call
ares_library_init() and ares_library_cleanup().

> > Also: there's no patch attached ;)
> Gaah, not sure why it didn't get through first time...

It's there now :)
At first glance it looks oke. We'll have to consider this on wireshark-dev

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