Re: Incorrect DNS

From: Marc Delisle <>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 1997 08:33:07 -0400

Rania Fakhoury wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed squid 1.1.16 on linux 2.0.30. When I retrieve a dns with "underscore", I have the following error:
> The requested URL could not be retrieved
> While trying to retrieve the URL: <>
> The following error was encountered:
> Invalid URL syntax
> This means that:
> Please double check it, or ask for assistance.
> I checked Changelog for squid1.1.16 and I notice that it is a fixed bug (DNS with underscore are incorrect).
> But, there is some "incorrect DNS" in the world and squid does not allow them. Is there any workaround?

I had to deal with an underscore name on another site in my city. Some
sysadmins mailed the non-standard site's sysadmin, telling him that they
could not reach his site, and he stopped to use the underscore name.

Marc Delisle                              
Service Informatique                              
Collège de Sherbrooke      
Québec.  819/564-6223
Received on Thu Sep 04 1997 - 05:32:43 MDT

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