name resolve order

Christopher R. Hertel crh at NTS.Umn.EDU
Mon Mar 16 21:25:46 GMT 1998


Um... I do think that I've mentioned this sort of thing a few times.  I
wanted to go a bit further, though, and add in alternate means for
resolving names.  I've done a bit of work on the idea.  I'll take a look
at what you've done and see how I can adapt. 

Chris -)-----

> Hi guys,
> 	John (T) finally bugged me enough to add a feature
> he's wanted for a long time (I foolishly told him it
> would take an hour to add..... ha ! :-).
> We now have the capability to dynamically change
> how names are resolved in smbclient, smbd and nmbd
> (not that it's really used in nmbd).
> The new parameter "name resolve order" acts like
> a nsswitch.conf file and will take the following
> keys :
> lmhosts, host, wins, bcast in any order and will
> then use the specified naming services to lookup
> host names (this is most useful in smbclient).
> Please look over the new stuff (it's documented
> also) - I put it in 1.9.18 and the head branches
> and try and break it :-).
> Cheers,
> 	Jeremy.
> -- 
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Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
crh at              Networking and Telecommunications Services

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