DNS caching in python2.2
mfuhr at fuhr.org
Sat Oct 30 07:12:11 CEST 2004
"Grimm, Garth" <garth.grimm at hp.com> writes:
> If I write a script that makes successive HTTP requests, using newly
> instantiated objects from urllib for each request, is there any reason
> to believe that the DNS resolution from the first call will be cached
> and used for the second call?
Cached where? The DNS server you're querying probably caches the
results, but the resolver library the program uses might or might
not -- different systems behave differently. You could use a packet
sniffer to find out how your system behaves.
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