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Re: [leafnode-list] Re: Adding a custom header to posted messages?

Lloyd Zusman <ljz@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Well, I discovered the info about the X-Leafnode-NNTP-Posting-Host
> header, which at least displays the IP address.  This is quite useful,
> but I'm wondering how hard it would be to also cause it to optionally
> do a DNS lookup and also display the domain name, if it's found.  Given
> that this can be a somewhat expensive operation, I would want it to
> be controlled by a configuration variable.

Certainly possible.

> I'm willing to create a patch which adds this feature, but before I get
> to work, I'd like to know what the rest of you think about this idea.

I'd appreciate if the patch were IPv6 aware (i. e. it should use
getnameinfo, not gethostbyaddr).

Matthias Andree
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