telnet and [was RE: Buglist to fix before 2.2.5]

Gerald Carter jerry at
Sun Jun 2 14:16:01 GMT 2002

On Fri, 17 May 2002, Hunt, Bryan wrote:

> Yo,
> One bug that it would be totally cool if it were fixed would be the 
> wins lookup  ( ) it works with ping but not with telnet 
> or any other application. Some people are using linux boxes as
> workstations in networks without dns. With this working they would not have
> to find out ip addresses for their mail servers/people running webservers 
> on machines that have dynamic ip addresses. In short it would be a sweet
> feature. 

I've got no problems using telnet on a RedHat 7.1 box to connect to my
Win2k vmware session.  Unless you can help me find a reproducible test 
case, i've got to move on.

cheers, jerry
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