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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: getent hosts localhost -> ::1

On Monday 2020-03-09 12:49, Cristian Rodríguez wrote:

So you are hitting another issue.. queries of name localhost shouldn't
even go there in the first place..they shouldn't leak anywhere..should
not be asked to the network..
unfortunately nothing mandates this behaviour *yet*.

$ host localhost.
localhost has address 127.0.0.1
localhost has IPv6 address ::1

great. the resolver should return NXDOMAIN for that...like google does..

I also have a CPE which returns data for localhost.

(Better to have it than to lack it?)
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