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SubjectRe: host name length
Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>>| POSIX nowadays contains
>>|
>>| _POSIX_HOST_NAME_MAX
>>| and
>>| HOST_NAME_MAX
>>|
>>| for programs to use to learn about the maximum host name length which is
>>| allowed. _POSIX_HOST_NAME_MAX is the standard-required minimum maximum
>>| and the value must be 256.
>
> [...]
>
> Please also consider the DNS FAQ. If a (DNS) hostname cannot be longer than X
> chars (I don't have the number handy ATM), HOST_NAME_MAX should not be any
> greater than X also.

Hi Jan,
Can you be more specific, please? about (which) DNS FAQ.
I found several "DNS FAQ"s, but nothing specific about
DNS hostname lengths.

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~Randy
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