Re: dselect and resolving
On Monday 11 February 2002 21:32, Richard Cobbe wrote:
> Lo, on Monday, February 11, John Cichy did write:
> > Hello all,
> > It seems the dselect ignores the host file when updating it's lists. I
> > have a debian mirror in my DMZ and have added an entry in my hosts file
> > to use an internal address to access the mirror, but it seems that
> > dselect is ignoring that entry and trying the public address instead.
> > Does anyone know how to make dselect look at the hosts file, my host.conf
> > has the entry :
> > order hosts,bind
> > so I would think that it would resolve to the address in the host file.
> I'm not entirely sure how this works, but there's a very good chance
> that /etc/nsswitch.conf is more significant than /etc/host.conf. What
> does the `hosts' line say from nsswitch.conf?
hosts files dns