[lug] host lookups
andrew at NETdelivery.com
Thu Nov 16 08:11:41 MST 2000
> From: Tkil [mailto:tkil at scrye.com]
> >>>>> "hugh" == hugh <hugh at math.byu.edu> writes:
> hugh> I have /etc/host.conf set with "order hosts bind"
> host.conf? when did nsswitch.conf die?
Hasn't. I remember /etc/host.conf in my first slackware distro-
maybe 3.0? In the manpage for host.conf on my SuSE 6.4 box
the first page separator is
Debian/GNU Linux 1997 January 2 1
and it has info like
host.conf - resolver configuration file
The file /etc/host.conf contains configuration information
specific to the resolver library. It should contain one
configuration keyword per line, followed by appropriate
configuration information. The keywords recognized are
order, trim, multi, nospoof and reorder. Each keyword is
described seperately below.
But SuSE doesn't want me to edit it. 'Course, by default SuSE
doesn't want you to edit anything . . .
I even have a host.conf in my KRUD install, so we know it must
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