unix gethostbyname for WINS

Jeff Foster jfoste at wgc.woodward.com
Wed Jan 14 15:57:22 GMT 1998

I know this has been discussed;  but I can't seems to find the answer on the
digest server.  
Can/How do I provide WINS name resolution for unix machine names ?  We are
using WINS on the PC side and /etc/hosts on the unix side.  I would like to
have a unix machine respond to WINS queries when it finds the requested name
in it's host file.  I have experimented with 'wins proxy', 'dns proxy', and 
'wins server', but didn't find a configuration which would respond to the 
Jeff Foster 
jfoste at wgc.woodward.com

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