[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#591752: samba-common: please change the name resolv order

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Aug 6 07:08:41 MDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 02:58:40PM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> OK, I am a bit puzzled now. Yes, I think libsmbclient should provide
> an API to allow for changing the name resolv order from the outside.
> Furthermore, I have no idea what "registry configuration" means in
> this context.
> Since GVFS should not be allowed to modify system-wide configuration
> files (i.e. smb.conf, owned by root), it has no chance than to rely
> on such API. Since name-to-IP lookup via DNS obviously reports bogus
> results and GVFS has no chance to query "bcast" without such API,
> what else could it do to get the actual IP address?

So what you want is a function
smbc_setOptionNameResolveOrder, right?


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