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From TOKI...@aol.com
Subject Re: FW: os-windows/6787: I've specified ServerName in httpd.conf and I can't ...
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2000 13:12:18 GMT

Isn't the long standing problem with doing that the 
fact that if the name really is totally bogus and 
the gethostbyname() search slips through /etc/hosts
that the server will go out to lunch on startup and 
could roll into a 5 minute timeout or something with no 
way to kill the gethostbyname() in progress?

I thought that's why the gethostbyname() was
being avoided DURING startup... cus some 
platforms will go out to lunch?





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