query on dns resolver
openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Fri Aug 21 07:54:42 UTC 2020
On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 11:56:45PM +0200, David von Oheimb wrote:
> OpenSSL has one function, namely BIO_lookup_ex(), that uses DNS lookup
> functions. Since commit 28a0841bf58e3813b2e07ad22f19484308e2f70a of
> 02 Feb 2016 it uses getaddrinfo().
Right, but even this is not "DNS lookup". It is hostname + service name
resolution via the operating system's mechanisms for resolving hostnames
and service names. This may, or may not, involve DNS lookups. There is
no code in OpenSSL that *directly* performs DNS lookups.
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