--- Man-wai Chang ToDie (33.6k) [Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 07:03:44PM +0800]: ---
>
> I was reading "Linux Administration Handbook" to learn about BIND 9. It
> has a section on configuring BIND 9 for IP addresses that uses a CIDR
> netmask of "/26". The book called it "CNAME hack".
>
> http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=...um=1&ct=result
>
> IS there an official name for this trick?


i have always known this as ``the CNAME hack'', as that's exactly what
it is.