[Dnsmasq-discuss] Bug while using address=//::

john doe johndoe65534 at mail.com
Thu Sep 30 07:42:30 UTC 2021

On 9/30/2021 7:17 AM, Geert Stappers via Dnsmasq-discuss wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 09:15:15PM -0700, E wrote:
>>> IPv6 connectivity
>> Why dnsmasq can't drop AAAA,
>> when the server has no IPv6 connectivity at all?
>> This doesn't make sense.
> No sense to those would don't understand what DNS is.
> (DNS is a key value database (which is distributed))
>> Something like "no-ipv6" or "ipv4-only" switch
>> would be really nice here...
> Nice is how people should behave.
> Computers and other tools are blunt, rude, straight down and such.
> Please understand that querying an AAAA record
> is the very same as querying an TXT, MX or A record.
> It doesn't mather if the request travels
> over IPv6 or IPv4.

A 'AAAA' record is for IPv6 and a 'A' record is for IPv4.

John Doe

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