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Re: Revised TODO

It's kind of an alternative to nsswitch.conf. I'm not sure why it exists...
It looks like this on FreeBSD:

skaro:/skaro# cat /etc/host.conf 
# $FreeBSD: src/etc/host.conf,v 1.6 1999/08/27 23:23:41 peter Exp $
# First try the /etc/hosts file
# Now try the nameserver next.
# If you have YP/NIS configured, uncomment the next line
# nis

And on Linux:
hotrod:~# cat /etc/host.conf 
order hosts,bind
multi on

As I said, FreeBSD's resolver really didn't like the Linux version of the file,
which is in base-files.

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 11:04:19AM +1100, matthew green wrote:
>    I plan to just replace ifconfig. The major headache is ifupdown. FYI, watch out
>    for /etc/host.conf. The Linux version badly broke FreeBSD's resolver.
> what is host.conf?  don't think netbsd uses it.
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