Bug#6495: Bug with Sendmail 8.8.4
John Goerzen kirjoittaa:
> [ I am submitting this extended bug report to the Sendmail and the Debian
> people. Also an e-mail to Gregory Shapiro, who has given me some helpful
> pointers. When replying, please trim unnecessary mail lists.]
> > >> Create a file called /etc/service.switch with:
> > >>
> > >> hosts files
> > >>
> > >> Which tells sendmail to use files (/etc/hosts) for resolving hosts.
> > jgoerzen> Hmm, I tried that, and it hasn't helped. I did even try explicitly
> > jgoerzen> defining the name of the service.switch file in my .mc file, but
> > jgoerzen> that didn't help either.
> > Sorry my suggestion didn't help. Unfortunately (fortunately), I've never been
> > in an environment where DNS wasn't required at all times. If you never want
> > sendmail to use DNS, you can try compiling it with -DNAMED_BIND=0:
> I have tried that, and it too failed. I think that we are either looking at a
> bug in sendmail here or something is weird.
You gethostbyname and so on uses DNS.
> order hosts,bind
> multi on
That very clearly says that you are using DNS!
I think that your resolver library uses that.
> nameserver 22.214.171.124
> nameserver 126.96.36.199
> nameserver 188.8.131.52
This filr very clearry says that you have using DNS also :-)
In some resolver libraruer you can say that don't use DNS, with
> hosts files