Re: [PATCH 2/2] Define ENONAMESERVICE and ENAMEUNKNOWN to indicate name service errors

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Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Define ENONAMESERVICE to indicate "Network name service unavailable".
> > This can be used to indicate, for example, that an attempt was made by
> > dns_query() to make a query, but the name server (e.g. a DNS server) it is
> > supposed to contact didn't answer or that it couldn't determine the
> > location of a suitable server.
> 
> Are these in glibc and are there glibc patches submitted and accepted for
> this ?

No.

Are you saying that I should push them through glibc first - and then submit
them to the kernel?  Does the kernel lead or the C library?  And, if the
latter, which C library?  Can I not, for instance, push them through uclibc,
say?

Does submitting to glibc mean I have to sign my copyrights over to the FSF for
that code?  I've never gone through this process.

David
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