Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/19/1999 14:20:24
On Tue, 19 Jan 1999 15:42:46 -0500 
 Andrew Brown <> wrote:

 > but will this actually give the current/desired behavior?  ie, if you
 > nslookup (borrowed a little from your example), if the dns is
 > available, you *will* get an authoritative nxdomain answer.

nslookup _always_ uses dns.  It doesn't use files or anything else.  Only
the libc resolver is affected.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>