New ZeroConf Spec
andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 15:56:24 BST 2006
On 7/27/06, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at kaarsemaker.net> 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 www.ubuntu.com -> 10.2.3.4 ?
> 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 www.ubuntu.com doesn't resolve for some reason it will look
for www.ubuntu.com.local. 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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