Subject: Re: sendmail: strange IPv6 reverse lookup (1-5-RELEASE)
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Ingolf Steinbach <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/2000 21:42:04
On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 05:38:05PM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> >If sendmail *receives* mail, there is still this strange
> >lookup for the link local address of the interface by
> >which the mail is received.
> 	i'll look into it.  if you can check which gethostbyname() call is
> 	the source, it would be really helpful.

I'll try to find out.

> 	(are you sure that you are running newly compiled sendmail as daemon?
> 	did you restart it after recompilation?)

Recompiling and installing in gnu/usr.sbin/sendmail generated
a new /usr/libexec/sendmail binary.

I called "/etc/rc.d/sendmail stop" and "/etc/rc.d/sendmail start"
with the new binary.


Ingolf Steinbach        Balin@IRCnet         ICQ#60829470
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