Change in res_nsearch behaviour?

Cricket Liu cricket at
Thu Jan 27 03:11:07 UTC 2000

> > > Is there any reason behind the changed behaviour of res_nsearch?
> > > In BIND 8.2.x (including 8.2.2-P5), the function res_nsearch does not
> > > any searching if there is a dot in the name. It tries the name 'as is'
> > > returns. It does not seem to be doing the search in the current/parent
> > > domains if the 'as is' query failed. But according to the man page
>             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Just make a note of this phrase.

You're quite right!  Sorry about that--I wasn't reading carefully enough.


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