odd dns behavior on osx

Tore Anderson tore.anderson at redpill-linpro.com
Sun Jun 20 15:42:20 CEST 2010

* Bjørn Mork

> Tore Anderson <tore.anderson at redpill-linpro.com> writes:
>> You're experiencing a known OS X bug.  It will send out the A and AAAA
>> queries in parallel, and will use the first answer it gets back and
>> ignore the second one.  You probably get an NXDOMAIN response to your A
>> request first, and therefore the AAAA response you're actually
>> interested in gets ignored.
> I believe you meant NODATA instead of NXDOMAIN here?

The bug report says NXDOMAIN, but now that you mention it, I agree that
NODATA would make more sense in order for it to be considered an OS X
bug.  Perhaps the two just got confused.  Can't confirm it myself though
as I don't own a Mac.

Best regards,
Tore Anderson
Redpill Linpro AS - http://www.redpill-linpro.com/
Tel: +47 21 54 41 27

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