On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 08:45:17AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: > Viktor Dukhovni <heim...@dukhovni.org> writes: > > 2. Look up same name in DNS, return address(es) if found > > > instead, in step 2, we may get undesirable, incorrect and/or costly > > interactions with the stub resolver's domain search list. The name in > > the SRV record is an FQDN and MUST NOT be subject to RES_DEFNAMES or > > RES_DNSRCH. The getaddrinfo(3) API provides no means to signal that a > > name should not be subjected to the DNS search list. > > Ah! Thank you. That helps me understand the problem you're trying to > solve.
+1 Then the explicit trailing dots in /etc/hosts look indeed like a reasonable trade-off. Rune