This file describes the domains that
is to support. If a lookup domain is not in this list, then
will be returned to libc and
processing will continue according to
Lines containing only whitespace or lines whose first non-whitespace character
’ are ignored. No single line may
be greater than 1023 characters plus end-of-line.
Enable use of
to lookup DNS entries in the ‘
domain. Leading and trailing dots are dropped.
Reverse (PTR) lookups are enabled using their DNS names. IPv6 names use
If the configuration file cannot be found then the following is assumed.
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