New ZeroConf Spec

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at
Thu Jul 27 15:56:24 BST 2006

On 7/27/06, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at> wrote:
> On do, 2006-07-27 at 15:01 +0200, David Balazic wrote:
> > Is it possible at all to forge an IP for a hostname over mDNS ?
> >
> > Like -> ?
> Only if you enable mdns to look outside .local (which is plain stupid)

Actually, if you put .local in your search path (/etc/resolv.conf)
then if doesn't resolve for some reason it will look
for  This is noted in the mDNS spec as MUST NOT.
 So just please don't do that and you'll be fine.

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