From: Steve (no email)
Date: Fri Apr 25 2008 - 05:12:33 EDT
--- Wietse Venema <> wrote:
> Victor Duchovni:
> > On many systems (including the ever Popular Linux + glibc), /etc/hosts
> > returns *only* the first IP address for any given lookup. On some systems
> > multiple IPs will be returned, but by no means all. So with Linux, you
> > need DNS.
> That's their problem. I don't see that behavior on FreeBSD or Solaris.
Could you please clarify this ? I.e. if i specify a domain in my transport map - postfix will - at
least on FreeBSD or Solaris - try all returned IP Addresses from /etc/hosts till it finds a
working one - Correct ?
Furthermore - how can you easily verify if /etc/hosts returns all ips?
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