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Re: Use of gethostbyaddr_r on openSUSE

Aaron Richton wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jul 2015, Michael Ströder wrote:
> [...]
>> https://build.opensuse.org/package/view_file/home:stroeder:branches:network:ldap/openldap2/0004-libldap-use-gethostbyname_r.dif?expand=1
>> This patch seems to fail now (see below). I'm inclined to remove it but I
>> wonder whether it might be still needed/useful today.
> This probably goes back to lines of thought (from Ralf, even) i.e.:
> http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-devel/200505/msg00065.html

Thanks for digging out this.

> In an age of nssov, nslcd, etc etc. the entire question is redefined. A patch
> like that probably causes more pain (either directly or by hiding issues) than
> it helps. I'd drop it.

Dropped for now.

Ciao, Michael.

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