Subject: Re: long hostnames in utmp
To: NetBSD Current <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1996 11:36:29
    Hi Neil,

you wrote in <>:
> Sorry I disagree. ANY host on the internet should have reliable reverse
> DNS lookups, ...

Of course. But not every host has a permenant Internet link to use reverse
DNS all the time.

> > 2.) IP address assignments may change.
> What has this to do with anything?

If the IP address is reassigned to another host you will get the wrong

Matthias Scheler