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dns_uv: add localhost hack for windows

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1 parent 2513538 commit 2876141c4292791bc12c0b8701dbcc366dde7297 @ry ry committed Aug 24, 2011
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@@ -108,6 +108,15 @@ exports.lookup = function(domain, family, callback) {
return {};
}
+ // Hack required for Windows because Win7 removed the
+ // localhost entry from c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
+ // See http://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2011/02/21/localhost-hack-on-windows/
+ // TODO Remove this once c-ares handles this problem.
+ if (process.platform == 'win32' && domain == 'localhost') {
+ callback(null, '127.0.0.1', 4);
+ return {};
+ }
+
var matchedFamily = net.isIP(domain);
if (matchedFamily) {
callback(null, domain, matchedFamily);

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