Subject: Re: sethostent(1): is it really that useful with a DNS?
To: Chuck Cranor <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/17/2001 09:56:51
On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 12:46:12PM -0400, Chuck Cranor wrote:

 > i contend that DNS transactions are relatively small and most 
 > LANs between resolver clients and their local DNS servers are 
 > uncongested.

Wow, an uncongested corporate LAN -- that's quite an interesting
idea :-)

Seriously, though, I understand the desire to be able to use UDP
for things like this.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>