Turning off hostname canonicalisation

Jeffrey Altman jaltman at MIT.EDU
Sat Sep 10 06:46:45 EDT 2005

Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> On Sat, 2005-09-10 at 06:39 -0400, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>>Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>Since we already have "rdns" to disable the reverse dns lookups,
>>how about "fdns" to disable the forward dns lookups?
> The only thought I have on that is 'cryptic'.  But as we have the
> precedent, I'm inclined to follow.
> Andrew Bartlett

I want to avoid any use of the term "canonicalize" not only because
of spelling but because there are so many forms of canonicalization
and we don't want to disable all of them.   In a sense, anything we
choose is going to end up being a bit cryptic.

Jeffrey Altman

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