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2.6.7: Does socket.gethostbyaddr truncate?

On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:05 PM, Antoon Pardon <antoon.pardon at vub.be> wrote:
> I am using python 2.6.7 to do a little network programming, but it seems I don't
> get all the results.
> When I call socket.gethostbyaddr(IP) entry [1] of the result is a list of 34 addresses.
> However when I use: dig -x IP I get a list of 46 addresses.
> Am I using the wrong function? Is this a bug? If the latter, is there a work around?

Can you post the full output of dig? Maybe it's switched to TCP.