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Re: where is /etc/hosts supposed to come from?

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 03:18:51PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> I prefer to alocate such host names in a real domain, and give them just TXT
> records or A records in some weird cases where I can't trust the
> box to not do idiotic things like go to the DNS bypassing the libc resolver.

I wouldn't use ".local" as that seems to be treated as a special case by
zeroconf enabled computers, and various OS seem to have zeroconf enabled by
default (like it or not).
Brian May <bam@snoopy.debian.net>

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