ssh can't resolve hostnames thru WINS

Damien Miller djm at
Mon Feb 18 14:43:08 EST 2002

On Sat, 16 Feb 2002, Denis Vlasenko wrote:

> > If you do this, you'll lose IPv6 capability.
> I don't use IPv6, but I agree we need right fix, not a dirty hack.
> It seems getaddrinfo does not use WINS for name resolution as it should
> (I have all required libs and config (nsswitch.conf)) in place.
> Where does getaddrinfo live? In glibc?

yes, getaddrinfo usually lives in libc.


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