name resolve order
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Tue Mar 17 19:05:32 GMT 1998
On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > hooray. this is a long time in arriving: brilliant. are you planning to
> > add "dns" too?
> Luke, we don't need dns - the 'host' key will do that
> if the underlying host has been configured to do dns
> lookups. 'host' means just call gethostbyname(), which
> will do dns lookups itself if it's been configured
> that way.
right. got it. this is good.
> We don't need (want) dns resolver code in Samba (IMHO :-).
(yuck). no, not now, given that asyncdns.c does a good job where it's
needed (in nmbd).
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