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Re: [SLE] Is this a normal Firefox about:config setting?
  • From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 11:08:25 -0500
  • Message-id: <4225E4F9.7662@xxxxxx>
Randall R Schulz wrote:

> On Tuesday 01 March 2005 11:24, Carl E. Hartung wrote:

> > I'm running Firefox 1.0.1-4.1 -- recently upgraded by apt from the
> > following repository:

> > ftp://mirrors.mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de/pub/linux/suse/apt/SuSE/9.2
> >-i386/RPMS.mozilla/

> > I was poking around in preferences (via about:config) and was
> > startled to find the following preference:

> > Preference Name Status Type Value
> > network.dns.ipv4OnlyDomains default string .doubleclick.net

> > This appeared to be a default setting because the text style didn't
> > change to bold until after I'd modified it (set to 'true' instead of
> > ".doubleclick.net", so far with no problems).

> I can tell you that my Mozilla 1.7.5, installed from a GTK2-enabled
> tarball retrieved from the Mozilla.org site, also bears this
> configuration setting.

> I can also tell you that a Google search for the config name
> "network.dns.ipv4OnlyDomains" restricted to site:mozilla.org returns no
> hits.

Apparently it's a way to speed up IPv4 DNS lookups:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68796
http://lxr.mozilla.org/aviary101branch/source/modules/libpref/src/init/all.js#564
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