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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_vhost.c
Date Tue, 03 Feb 1998 00:20:45 GMT
On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > > "nslookup valis." should fail even though "nslookup valis" works.
> > 
> > "nslookup valid." should fail, because the trailing . is an anchor to the
> > root, it avoids local search rules. 
> 
> Exactly, but the point is that to preserve this you can't just strip
> trailing '.'s. 

Oh.  That's an excellent point.  Ugh.

Does anyone see a solution that doesn't involve the lame-ass DNS lookups
that cause DoS? (the same ones that I'm trying to get rid of right now)

My head hurts.

Dean


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