Resolver failure on VRPC on the Mac

Rob Kendrick rjek at netsurf-browser.org
Sat Apr 19 15:57:21 BST 2014


On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 12:07:19PM +0100, David Pitt wrote:
> NetSurf version '2.9 (27th Febuary 2012)'
> 
> (0.10000) content/fetchers/curl.c fetch_curl_register 167: curl_version
> libcurl/7.20.1 OpenSSL/0.9.8n zlib/1.2.3.3 c-ares/1.6.0
> 
> 
> NetSurf version '3.1 (Dev CI #1809)'
> 
> (0.020000) content/fetchers/curl.c fetch_curl_register 163: curl_version
> libcurl/7.34.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1g zlib/1.2.8 c-ares/1.10.0

It could indeed be that the newer c-ares (the asynchronous DNS resolver
we use) does not like whatever is listening on 127.0.0.1 for DNS
queries.

Does anybody know how this element of VA-RPC networking "works" ?

B.



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