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DNS problems with Windows, Dnsmasq, IPv6 and CNAME

I’ve been trying to set up a git repository on a server in my home.  I wasn’t sure exactly which computer I should set it up on, and I want to be able to move it to another computer later without breaking the connections to it.  I thought maybe I could do this by setting up some magic in my network’s DNS server, giving the same computer two names in DNS: both its own name, and also the name “git”.  Then I could change the name “git” to point to another computer later, if I wanted to.  But things didn’t work out very well at first.

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