About "gethostby*.getanswer" message.

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  • The customer experienced the following message.
May 29 14:22:23 server process: gethostby*.getanswer: asked for "xxxx.yyyy.zzz IN A", got type "DNAME"
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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3
  • glibc-2.12-1.80.el6.x86_64

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