std.ip() with hostnames

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Jul 22 10:35:44 CEST 2014

In message <CAJV_h0Ye=GpGOo1H-gnemYkoWDnJa5PLJbReYCu9qdWkMPwd8A at>
, Federico Schwindt writes:

>I'm writing a vmod and I noticed std.ip() will happily resolve its argument
>if a hostname is used.  Feature or bug?

std.ip() does a getaddrinfo(3) on its argument by design.

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