Unnecessary DNS queries in Konqueror (second part of BR#88855)

Matthias Welwarsky matze at stud.fbi.fh-darmstadt.de
Mon Oct 11 11:41:54 BST 2004

On Monday 11 October 2004 06:48, Dawit A. wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any reason why we do a DNS query even when the host is listed in
> the /etc/hosts file ?  We even do a lookup for "localhost" !!! Why ? This
> was really a surprise to me, but tcpdump confirms that it does indeed
> happen. Thiago any comments on this ?

Doesn't this largely depend on the content of /etc/nsswitch.conf?


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