Bug 974208 - DNS search broken when more than 3 nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf
DNS search broken when more than 3 nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc64 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-13 12:41 EDT by long
Modified: 2013-07-31 21:01 EDT (History)
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Description long 2013-06-13 12:41:46 EDT
Description of problem:
If there are more than 3 nameservers listed in /etc/resolv.conf the search option appears to be broken.  I realize the man page for /etc/resolv.conf says that 3 are the maximum but it should not cause the search option to be ignored.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put in /etc/resolv.conf:
domain ku.edu
search ku.edu cc.ku.edu vm.ku.edu ku.edu is.ku.edu
2. nslookup itprdptlwb01

Actual results:
[long@shibby personal]$ nslookup itprdptlwb01

** server can't find itprdptlwb01: NXDOMAIN

Expected results:
Comment out one of the nameserver lines and you get:
[long@shibby personal]$ nslookup itprdptlwb01

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:   itprdptlwb01.cc.ku.edu

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