[Dnsmasq-discuss] change in behavior where v4 address exists but not v6 in 2.86

Dominik DL6ER dl6er at dl6er.de
Thu Sep 16 14:27:13 UTC 2021


Hey Todd,

On Thu, 2021-09-16 at 02:29 -0400, Todd Derr wrote:
> I recently upgraded and ran into an issue with a name that has
> a v4 address but no v6 address, like so:
> 
> > log-queries
> > log-facility=/usr/local/var/log/dnsmasq.log
> > address=/dummy.com/127.0.0.2
> > 
> On 2.85 and below, the A query is answered and the AAAA returns
> NODATA:
[...]
> Whereas on 2.86 the AAAA query gets forwarded to the system
> nameservers:

I don't think this is an intended change but rather a regression.

We're seeing strange behavior as well when "address=..." is in
use, see my most recent two mails to the list for some details.

Best,
Dominik




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