Re: (Fwd) Re: Solaris HTTP server performance...

Beth Frank (
Wed, 20 Dec 1995 15:16:56 -0600 (CST)

My apologies to the group. I have given out incorrect information.

Brandon Long (an actual developer) has corrected me. I'm sorry,
the "GETHOSTBYNAMEISEVIL" was either in an internal version or comment
and the name stuck with me. I should have checked the code before

Sorry folks,

> What is this? GETHOSTBYNAMEISEVIL? In 1.4 and earlier, it was MINIMAL_DNS.
> In 1.5, it is a runtime configuration option (the httpd.conf directive
> DNSMode set to None or Minimal).
> You might also suggest a caching nameserver on the same machine if they
> require name resolution
> Brandon
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		Elizabeth(Beth) Frank
		NCSA Server Development Team