Subject: Re: HEADS UP: nsswitch about to go `live' in NetBSD-current
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/19/1999 17:33:02
> > but will this actually give the current/desired behavior? ie, if you
> > nslookup 10.0.0.1 (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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
er...well, yes. you are correct. but my fingers misspoke. and i
said "nslookup", i actually meant "gethostbyname". which, for me, is
a little c program that just calls gethostbyname on argv so that i
can see exactly what the libc routines return.
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