name resolve order
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at NTS.Umn.EDU
Mon Mar 16 22:06:21 GMT 1998
> Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > Groan.
> > 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.
> Well the point of doing it the way I did was the
> principle of 'least suprises' - ie. if someone
> upgrades their Samba server to the new code
> and doesn't read any of the docs then the new
> code behaves exactly as the old code does - no
> smb.conf changes needed.
I didn't say I wanted to surprise anyone. Actually, *I* was the one who
I haven't looked at what you've done yet. Perhaps it will make my job
easier. It's just that I'd said a few times that I wanted to work on this
(in the ;login: article, too), so I was surprised that you'd done it
without letting me know. I probably wasn't vocal enough, I s'pose.
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
crh at nts.umn.edu Networking and Telecommunications Services
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