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

Gerald Carter jerry at
Sun Jun 2 14:59:01 GMT 2002

On Sun, 2 Jun 2002, Gerald Carter wrote:

> 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.

Wow!  I'll eat my words on this one.  Works fine on RedHat 7.1
box but fails on a 7.3 box.  Hmm....looking into it.

cheers, jerry
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