Resolver failure on VRPC on the Mac

Alan & Sally jared.r at xtra.co.nz
Sat Apr 19 22:35:05 BST 2014


On Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:07:19 +1200, David Pitt <pittdj at pittdj.co.uk> wrote:

> Rob Kendrick, on 19 Apr, wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 11:16:16AM +1200, Alan & Sally wrote:
>> > On Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:20:00 +1200, Rob Kendrick
>> > <rjek at netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > > What are all the environment variables beginning with Resolver$ ?  (It
>> > > may not be this, it's been a long time!)
>
> [snip]
>
>> > VARPC  (RO 4.39)
>> >
>> > Inet$resolvers : 127.0.0.1
>>
>> This strikes me as... wrong, unless you're running a recursive resolver
>> server under RISC OS.  Could you try manually setting it to the same as on
>> your RiscPC, relaunching NetSurf, and seeing if the problem persists (and
>> that your changing of the variable persists)?
>
> The value of Inet$Resolvers might look odd but it works very well for
> NetSurf 2.90 and changing it to the router address or an ISP DNS server does
> nothing for NetSurf 3.1 DEV. NetSurf does appear to use the variable, it is
> logged.
>
> The root of the current difficulty which occurred at the time of the move to
> the CI platform may be down to changes in the libraries used.
>
> http://bugs.netsurf-browser.org/mantis/view.php?id=2106
>
>> From log files :-
>
> NetSurf version '2.9 (27th February 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
>
Oregano2 also accesses the Web with *Show *Resolver* value = Inet$Resolvers : 127.0.0.1
I was unable to change manually.    Alan



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