gnutls-cli should handle network errors more gracefully

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Mon Nov 26 19:44:06 CET 2012

On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 10:10 PM, Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at> wrote:

>>> The expected result here is that `gnutls-cli` would keep trying other
>>> addresses returned from getaddrinfo(), until at least one succeeds.
>> I'm curious, how do other networking programs avoid this issue? Do they
>> keep trying or do they provide an option to force IPv4 or 6?
> The ones I just tested – `lftp`, `curl`, `nc-openbsd`, `mutt`, `ncat`,
> `wget`, inetutils `telnet` and `ssh` – keep trying addresses until one
> succeeds, or until the program runs out of addresses to try.

 Could you try this patch and verify that it works in your use case?;a=commitdiff;h=5da62fb671474b1ffaad5dd3062895ca109c47bf


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