bug fix?: 2.2.7a, nmbd/nmbd_packets.c, listen_for_packets()

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Feb 16 21:09:12 GMT 2003

On Mon, 2003-02-17 at 03:11, Peter Hurley wrote:
> This is a follow-up to "WINS server incorrectly ignores
> requests".
> When running a WINS server using the following configuration:
> 	[global]
> 	wins support = yes
> 	interfaces =
> 	bind interfaces only = true
> the WINS server erroneously discards requests from SMBD
> children.  This happens whenever libsmb/resolve_wins() is called.  I ran
> into this trying to understand why bringing up a Print dialog would take
> > 6 secs, but I would guess that there are other places this would come
> up.

I don't see how this is erroneous.  If you specifically configure Samba
not to listen on an interface, I might imagine that it might just happen
to not listen on that interface.  The documentation is quite clear on
this matter - you really should include localhost in your interface

Andrew Bartlett

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