Re: [s6-dns] is there a particular reason skadns_packet would return NULL errno ENETUNREACH?

From: Amelia Bjornsdottir <>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 02:22:41 +0000

To clarify, I'm referring to the ->target member (in srv) or the
->exchange member (in mx).

Are those not the same as the input format for skadns_send?

On 10/13/22 00:10, Amelia Bjornsdottir wrote:
> I'm passing skadns_send an s6dns_domain_t straight out of an
> s6dns_message_rr_srv_t (case 1) or a s6dns_message_rr_mx_t (case 2).Is
> that in packet format or in string format? The documentation claimed
> that it would be in packet format. Should it be in string format?
> On 10/12/22 22:32, Guillermo wrote:
>> El vie, 7 oct 2022 a las 20:29, Amelia Bjornsdottir escribió:
>>> I link truss -f of my application piped through grep skadns' PID to
>>> show
>>> only skadns, on OmniOS
>>> <> and HardenedBSD
>>> <>.
>> After further analysis, I see a pattern and have a hypothesis.
>> Amelia, how's the program constructing the s6dns_domain_t object that
>> it passes to skadns_send() for A and AAAA queries? Is it calling
>> s6dns_domain_encode() or s6dns_domain_encode_list(), i.e., is the
>> object passed to skadns_send() in packet form instead of string form?
>> G.
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