libresolv and resolv.h

Lapo Luchini
Fri Nov 16 20:59:00 GMT 2001

  in trying to port new rsync-2.4.7 (preview 4) I discovered that CygWin
doesn't contain a pre-compiled libresolv, I did some search on the
mailing list and discovered that can be compiled OOTB from some bind
version (that is neither 9.2.0 or 8.2.5)... but I was thinking:
a) of course "everyone can compile it, as it's easy", but couln'd a
precompiled package be more useful?
b) is really needed to build a resolver when the underlying winsock
already do that? couln't a "stub" libresolv be easier and smaller to do?

Lapo 'Raist' Luchini (PGP & X.509 keys available) (ICQ UIN: 529796)

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