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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@organic.com>
Subject Re: 0.7.2b
Date Fri, 09 Jun 1995 01:10:07 GMT
On Wed, 7 Jun 1995, Rob Hartill wrote, quiting me:
> > Could you turn on reverse-DNS lookups only when it's needed for protected 
> > areas?
> 
> Hmm, I guess so. In most cases documents won't be protected in this way,
> so it shouldn't waste too much time. The lookup will also be needed in
> order to set the CGI REMOTE_HOST variable... sigh.

I believe it's defined to be optional... if it's necessary the cgi script 
could do its own gethostbyaddr, and suffer the consequences.

	Brian

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