wins-hook question

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Jan 12 22:36:07 GMT 2000

it's a group name, so it shouldn't be passed to wins hook, if that was
andrew's intent [no group names]

On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, Giulio Orsero wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Jan 2000 08:21:53 +1100, hai scritto:
> >GO> wins hook fires for  "WORKGROUP <00>" with ip
> >GO> Is this correct being WORKGROUP <00> a group name?
> >
> >addresses.  WINS  responds  to  a  name query on a group name with the
> >limited broadcast address ( Because routers block the
> I expressed it the wrong way, I think.
> I'm not arguing the fact that WORKGROUP <00> is correct.
> I'm saying that the wins hook should be used to update dns, so it should
> not fires for group names. 
> I asked about this in the past and Andrew Tridgell said that "it won't
> do group names".
> So is WORKGROUP <00> something particular that is not
> considered a group name?
> If the wins hook behavior is right, then we need to set up a
> wins-hook-script that filters these values in order not to update dns
> with
> -- 
> giulioo at

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