[Twisted-Python] async hostname resolution
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Thu Nov 28 01:43:17 EST 2002
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 12:31:21PM -0600, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> > And if it supported /etc/hosts? :)
> /etc/hosts. Windows registry keys pointing at DNS servers. ZoneAlarm.
> Potentially there are wacky plug-ins for the system host resolution technique
> which use LDAP rather than DNS. (I don't know if any exist, but there's
> nothing to say they couldn't ^_^). Effectively replacing the system doman name
> lookup is tricky, especially on win32.
Note on mordern unixes: libnss (name service switch) allows to admin
to use _whatever he wants_ to resolve host names.
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