Subject: tcsh and nameserver
To: NetBSD Amiga <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/1995 23:52:07
if you use tcsh on a host resolving via a nameserver starting tcsh
will take very long especially if the nameserver is unreachable.
During the setup of my own nameserver I discovered the reason today:
tcsh does a nslookup for a host named "" everytime it is started.
Has anybody an idea WHY? And is it possible to avoid this with a
BTW if you run your own nameserver you can avoid the delay by adding
this record to your nameserver database:
. IN C localhost