Why does Xfce 4.2 have to query a DNS ?

Craig Boston craig at yekse.gank.org
Mon Mar 14 12:37:46 PST 2005

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 12:56:03PM -0700, Jon Drews wrote:
> I have this:
>    localhost localhost.silbsd.org notebook2.silbsd.org notebook2

Hmm, that's really odd then.  Both getaddrinfo and gethostbyname should
use hosts first and then fall back on DNS if that fails.  Perhaps it's
querying for some other name besides your own.  Is it possible to run
tcpdump on the ppp interface to see what name it's trying to resolve?


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