Trailing dot is not removed from client hostname if HostbasedUsesNameFromPacketOnly is yes

Carson Gaspar carson at
Mon Sep 15 04:00:25 EST 2003

--On Saturday, September 13, 2003 5:34 PM +0200 Markus Friedl 
<markus at> wrote:

> AFAIK HostbasedUsesNameFromPacketOnly means: use the _exact_
> value from the packet.  This is why the dot is not
> removed.  Moreover, HostbasedUsesNameFromPacketOnly is
> not recommended and experimental.  The client
> needs to be changed to have truly random names in
> the hostbased packets.

WTF? Why would you want random names?!


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