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From sameer <sam...@c2.net>
Subject Re: get_remote_name performance tweak
Date Thu, 24 Oct 1996 17:53:43 GMT
> 
> Just for giggles, has anyone thought about making this a cache DNS rather
> than a forced lookup, don't lookup deal? 

	unless we implement our own resolver rather than caching
gethostbyaddr calls, then this is evil. I remember people bitching on
the list about how netscape caches gethostbyname rather than having a
real resolver.

> 
> Excluding the cpu cost of doing a dns lookup, I don't see a reason why 
> someone wouldn't want a dns name rather the ip.  ( assuming they want
> some dns in the first place). 
> 
> We use it just to see the percentages between us and foreign hits. 
> 
> 
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