Subject: Re: su waiting for DNS?
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/18/2000 11:26:36
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 03:02:03PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> > Is there a compelling reason for "su" to wait for DNS, if there's a viable
> > network?  It doesn't do this if there's no network, but I assume it's just
> > giving up.  I'm assuming this is syslog, but why does it need DNS to log
> > this particular message?  Hasn't syslogd figured out what the hostname is (or
> > given up) already by this point?
> Is this the "su without -K triggers network, then continues after a few
> seconds" phenomenon that I didn't have the time to investigate?

This has been fixed both in -current and on the 1.5 branch, around
October 3.

Simon Burge                            <>
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