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Doc Bug #79243 Is Bind really needed?
Submitted: 2020-02-07 16:51 UTC Modified: -
From: chris at ocproducts dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *Network Functions
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2020-02-07 16:51 UTC] chris at ocproducts dot com
From manual page:

The documentation says "Functions checkdnsrr(), getmxrr() and dns_get_record() requires Bind on Linux.".

Now I may be confused, but Bind refers only to the DNS server. I don't have this installed and can use these functions fine.
Inspecting the code, as far as I can tell it is getting the functionality from glibc (libresolv.a).

If I'm somehow confused, perhaps the documentation can be clarified.


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 [2020-05-03 17:09 UTC] anrdaemon at yandex dot ru
This is a build-time dependency, I presume.
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