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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:53:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: (Wietse Venema)
To: Wietse Venema <>
CC: Tomas Hoger <>,
Subject: Re: Re: Some fun with tcp_wrappers

Wietse Venema:
> > "test-hostsctl servicename unknown IP unknown" is what some
> > applications do expecting tcp_wrappers to resolve IP to hostname.
> I think that it would be a mistake to change a documented API that

On the other hand, if you could add a new function under a new name
that does have the expected behavior, then there would be no
confusion, no risk of cross-platform applications breaking, and I
would withdraw my objection.


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