Oracle engineers suppose to open new bugs in its internal bug
database until they think opening them in public one makes
Example of such a case is Bug #68415 "resolveip and mysqlaccess still use gethostbyaddr"
Reason for making it public is that it describes behavior, which was introduced into the tools resolveip and mysqlaccess without intention and they now still can work with NetBIOS name, different or not existent in DNS while MySQL server cannot.
Interesting fact that such NetBIOS names were not ever officially supported, but they …[Read more...]