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Re: (long) tcpd compilation options and forced reverse lookup



On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 04:39:18PM +0100, Edouard Lafargue wrote:
>   That's the very problem: even with hosts in /etc/hosts, the resolver
>   still seems to do DNS queries for reverse-lookups! It's the case for
>   every program that does "gethostbyname", really.

>   Still , reverse lookups for every host in /etc/hosts ! If someone
>   has a solution...
In the case of DNS being down remove the nameserver entry in
/etc/resolv.conf

But I would be very interested in getting the real answer.

Nils

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