Winbind for host resolution

Samuel Ziegler sam at
Tue Feb 19 19:25:02 GMT 2002

After a quicky net search, I found this link for nss_wins:

The tar file has timestamps circa Jan 1999.  Is this the latest code?  Is
the idea to merge this functionality into libnss_winbind, or to keep it as
a separate module?

  - Sam

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Tim Potter wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 12:04:39PM -0800, Samuel Ziegler wrote:
> > I don't know if this has been discussed before, but it there any reason 
> > winbind couldn't also be used for nss host resolution?  Obviously, the 
> > Windows domain names complicate things, but with "winbind use default 
> > domain" or the winbind seperator name mangling, it should be feasble, 
> > right?
> Yes - Herb was looking at reviving the nss_wins module a while ago.  Not
> sure how far he got with it though.
> Tim.

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