[Interest] Any known issues with rDNS lookups on OS X?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Apr 12 04:09:58 CEST 2016

On segunda-feira, 11 de abril de 2016 19:11:37 PDT Bob Hood wrote:
> I'm using Qt 5.4.2 code to retrieve a connected machine's hostname (via
> QHostInfo::lookupHost()).  The code works perfectly under Windows, but fails
> under OS X.  I get the hostname under Windows, but I'm left with only the
> connections network address on OS X.
> Does anybody know of any existing issues with reverse-DNS look-ups on OS X?

There are no known issues. Are you sure the machine in question has a reverse 
entry in DNS?

Please show us the code you're using and the proof with the "host" command 
that the resolution of that IP works.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

More information about the Interest mailing list