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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
On Dec 10, 9:01pm, netbsd%lists.veego.de@localhost (Bernd Ernesti) wrote:
-- Subject: 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?
Removed getaddrinfo/getnameinfo and just use hostname like before.
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