Mozilla behaving strangely today

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Tue Jun 8 07:21:39 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 06:28:09AM -0700, walt wrote:
> Just built quickworld/kernel (0600 June 8) and I'm seeing a bizarre
> problem with mozilla:
> Any URL I type in will hang forever on the 'resolving address...' step.
> If I type in the IP address, however, it all works normally.
> I also had to change the '' server name to its
> IP address in order to post this.
> No other application seems to be affected by this -- my local nameserver
> is working fine -- all other apps can use it.
> I noticed lots of changes to libc this morning -- I wonder if that has
> anything to do with this.
> I'll try recompiling mozilla to see if that fixes it, but I was curious
> if anyone else is seeing the same thing.

See DR's entry on and my comment to it. In short our getaddrinfo
is not thread-safe.


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