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Re: dns hijack v.s. tramp

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: dns hijack v.s. tramp
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 18:24:37 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Ben Hyde" <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Ben,

> This morning when I went to start up emacs it hung. It was loading
> tramp. It was doing (defcustom tramp-ssh-controlmaster-options …
> (call-process "ssh" nil t nil "-o" "ControlPath=%C"
> "host.does.not.exist”) …)
> Today’s ISP cheerfully resolves host.does.not.exist to the IP address
> of their little search engine. I presume they are hoping to convert
> user typo’s into revenue.
> Maybe add -o ConnectTimout=… or something?

Tramp 2.2.13, which comes with Emacs 25.1, has changed this already to
"", which is guaranteed not to be a valid address.

> * ben 
> ps. thanks for tramp, it’s a wonder.

Best regards, Michael.

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