Reverse DNS lookups on accept in network

Darius Jahandarie djahandarie at
Tue Apr 9 16:30:39 CEST 2013

On Apr 9, 2013, at 8:54 AM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at> wrote:

> This seems to be the cause of an acute problem:
> Hackage is nearly unusable for people whose ISP
> has broken reverse DNS, since every request to
> the server delays for 30 seconds or more while
> waiting for the broken reverse DNS server to time
> out. 

So THAT's what was making Hackage totally unusable for me... So many hours (days?) blown on just waiting for it.

Darius Jahandarie

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