Subject: Re: host.conf
To: None <,>
From: Theo Deraadt <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/1994 05:09:04
>I noticed that NetBSD does not support /etc/host.conf, as does Linux.
>I usually use 'order hosts,bind' in that file so the hostnames are
>looked up in /etc/hosts first, and then via DNS.

Similar functionality was just added in NetBSD-current a few days
ago. Here's my file /etc/resolv.conf. Note the last line:

lookup          yp bind file

(Yeah; I'm sick -- I run YP. I don't need to do this, but it
increases the changes of me catching it when it breaks.)