From:  Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Date:  25 Feb 2013 02:57:50 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.dev.tech.network
Subject:  

Re: Question on adding some network-related features.

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On 02/24/2013 10:41 AM, Patrick McManus wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 10:32 PM, Ben Greear  wrote:
>> On 02/23/2013 03:23 PM, Patrick McManus wrote:
>>>
>>
>> I implemented it with environment variables so I didn't have
>> to figure out how to get the config arguments properly passed
>> down to the socket code.
>>
>
> http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/modules/libpref/public/nsIPrefBranch.idl
>
>
>>> as jason said, we're moving towards libunbound with some alacrity..
>>> can you do what you need in that framework?
>>
>>
>> It does not appear to offer all that I want.  I'd want to bind
>> to local interface, not just IP address, and more importantly,
>> there does not seem to be a way to specify that a particular
>> DNS server be used by a particular process.  I'm going to have hundreds
>
> I encourage you to work with josh aas and wouter from
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=773648 to make sure you
> can get what you need - they seem like reasonable requirements at
> first blush.
>
>>
>> Do you normally post patches to mailing lists for review, or do I need
>> to open a bugzilla bug and attach a patch there?
>>
>> Either way, can you suggest a good reference for the 'hg' commands
>> needed to create patches, etc?  Is there anything like stgit for hg?
>
> bugzilla and the patches attached therein are how reviews and checkins
> happen for firefox. Its not optimal.
>
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mercurial_FAQ#How_can_I_generate_a_patch_for_somebody_else_to_check-in_for_me.3F

I opened bugs and added attachments just before getting this email :)

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=844640
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=844639

Thanks,
Ben


>


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