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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 03:20:04PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Module Name: src
> Committed By: christos
> Date: Wed Dec 10 15:20:04 UTC 2008
> Modified Files:
> src/lib/libc/gen: syslog.c
> Log Message:
> Martin says:
> I had added a getaddrinfo()/getnameinfo() lookup to obtain an FQDN even
> if gethostname() would return only the local part of the hostname.
> I did not really consider that many systems do not have FQDNs and more
> importantly that the calls introduce a high latency (timeout) when DNS
> is not available.
> On the other hand I do not (or no longer) think that using a non-FQDN is
> such a big problem here. Those users/admins that do collect logs from
> different hosts and want an FQDN should notice the problem quickly
> enough and can easily fix it by correctly setting their hostname.
And what did change now?
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