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

Edouard Lafargue <edouard.lafargue@london.omnes.slb.com> wrote:

>  In my case, if I disconnect the ethernet from my laptop, and to a "telnet localhost", then I have to wait 30 seconds at least before getting a prompt, and a "strace telnet localhost" shows the telnet process trying to contact the DNS. Is this the case on your machine ?

It's trying to find out if localhost has an IPv6 record.
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