+++ b/man/dnsmasq.8
+.TP
+.B --no-afora
+Do not treat A-for-A DNS requests special. I.e. do not duck type a FQDN to
an IP.
+++ b/src/option.c
+  { LOPT_NO_AFORA, OPT_NO_AFORA, NULL, gettext_noop("Do not treat A-for-A
special."), NULL },

>Those text portions??

Yes those, I am not super happy about them, but I know a domain specialist
will have the right wording at their fingertips.



On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 9:38 AM, Geert Stappers <stapp...@stappers.nl>
wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 09:03:07AM +0100, Mattias Hellström wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 9:31 PM, Geert Stappers wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 04:03:57PM +0100, Mattias Hellström wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > I have made a patch to disable the A-for-A feature.
> > > > I believe that the text portions can be made better by an actual DNS
> expert.
> > > >
> > >
> > > FWIW
> > >   after "unmengle what was mengled by email programm" still patch
> errors occure.
> > >
> > Looks like I invoked a whitespace problem in the copy paste. Here is the
> > patch as attachment.
> > The relevant parts are equal to the unmengled if I test with "diff -bB"
> >
>
> Yes, that patch applies cleanly.
>
> I propose this commit message:
>
> -----8<----8<-------8<----
> Option to remove A-forA
>
> Given the following quote, and if that trend holds true, there are probably
> no significant A-for-A requests anymore.
>
> The percentages of A-for-A seen by root servers reported in 2001, 2003, and
> 2008 was 12%, 7.03%, and 2.7%, respectively. The decreasing trend
> continues in our data collected in 2012, where A-for-A only contributes
> 0.4% of the traffic.
>
> [[ http://cs.northwestern.edu/~ychen/Papers/DNS_ToN15.pdf ]]
>
> Signed-of-by: Mattias Hellstrom <hellstrom.matt...@gmail.com>
> -----8<----8<-------8<----
>
> > > > I have made a patch to disable the A-for-A feature.
> > > > I believe that the text portions can be made better by an actual DNS
> expert.
>
> +++ b/man/dnsmasq.8
> +.TP
> +.B --no-afora
> +Do not treat A-for-A DNS requests special. I.e. do not duck type a FQDN
> to an IP.
> +++ b/src/option.c
> +  { LOPT_NO_AFORA, OPT_NO_AFORA, NULL, gettext_noop("Do not treat A-for-A
> special."), NULL },
>
>
> Those text portions??
>
>
>
> Groeten
> Geert Stappers
> --
> Leven en laten leven
>
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