/etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Roberto Nunnari
Hello. Sorry to post again even though I've been told I should post to -questions.. but I believe this is a bug. Here is some more info on my configuration: (I rebuilt the kernel but this behaviour was present in GENERIC, too) -bash-2.05b# uname -a FreeBSD jupiter.noonlights.net 5.0-RELEASE

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Fred Souza
[snip] -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost.noonlights.net localhost 192.168.1.5 jupiter.noonlights.net jupiter 192.168.1.5 jupiter.noonlights.net. 193.5.56.6 www.freebsd.org myfreebsd [snip] -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/nsswitch.conf

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Ceri Davies
On Wed, May 28, 2003 at 02:08:04PM -0300, Fred Souza wrote: [snip] -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/hosts 193.5.56.6 www.freebsd.org myfreebsd [snip] -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/nsswitch.conf hosts: files dns -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/host.conf hosts bind -bash-2.05b# cat

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Scot W. Hetzel
From: Roberto Nunnari [EMAIL PROTECTED] -bash-2.05b# cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost.noonlights.net localhost 192.168.1.5 jupiter.noonlights.net jupiter 192.168.1.5 jupiter.noonlights.net. 193.5.56.6 www.freebsd.org myfreebsd note the

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Roberto Nunnari
Dear Fred, if I call -bash-2.05b# host localhost. localhost has address 127.0.0.1 but that's only because the dns specified in resolv.conf answers the query with its own 'localhost' entry. Look: -bash-2.05b# host -d -t A localhost. ;; res_nmkquery(QUERY, localhost, IN, A) ;; res_send() ;;

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Roberto Nunnari
I see... you're completely right.. ping looks up /etc/hosts while host and nslookup don't. Sorry for the noise. Thank you very much for your quick answers. Best regards. -- Roberto Nunnari -software engineer- mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Scuola Universitaria

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Fred Souza
Umm, host(1) looks in the DNS for hostnames, as per the manpage: DESCRIPTION Host looks for information about Internet hosts. It gets this informa- tion from a set of interconnected servers that are spread across the world. It doesn't use /etc/hosts, just DNS. That's by

Re: /etc/hosts completely ignored

2003-05-29 Thread Daniel C. Sobral
AFAIK, hosts is a DNS tool, exclusively. Roberto Nunnari wrote: Hello. Sorry to post again even though I've been told I should post to -questions.. but I believe this is a bug. Here is some more info on my configuration: (I rebuilt the kernel but this behaviour was present in GENERIC, too)