Subject: Re: bin/31369: sendmail default configuration sensitive to DNS misconfigurations
To: None <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/22/2005 13:56:31
On Thu 22 Sep 2005 at 09:18:00 +0000, wrote:
> FEATURE(`msp', `[localhost.]')dnl

Generally, adding a period after a name is supposed to indicate that it
is a FQDN, specifically so that it is not turned into I guess there is some problem in the name lookup

I would guess that [] is not used because of potential
IPv6-only hosts.

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