Subject: Re: gethostbyname and linux emul?
To: Jon Lindgren <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2000 09:42:38
On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Jon Lindgren wrote:
: I'm trying to run TIBCO's Rendezvous product under NetBSD-1.5_ALPHA2 on a
: p90 machine. NetBSD is wonderful, however, running their daemon fails -
: it complains that gethostbyname() failed.
This may be a freaky question, but do you have a NIS domainname set?
(See /etc/rc.conf, "domainname=".)
I've found that, regardless of nsswitch settings, the presence of a
domainname can make the SuSE libc attempt to contact a NIS server.
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