name resolve order

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Tue Mar 17 11:12:55 GMT 1998

On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> 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).

hooray.  this is a long time in arriving: brilliant.  are you planning to
add "dns" too?


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