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Re: /etc/networks

Package: libc6
Version: 2.0.4-1

On Oct 14, Jean Pierre LeJacq wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 1997, Michael Stone wrote:
> > I've got a little problem in hamm--the system no longer looks at
> > /etc/networks. I tried to find some info on this problem, but the only
> > bug report I could find (#7618) has to do with networks(5) being
> > unavailable (seems to be true for bo and hamm, for quite a while; I
> > couldn't find it on a redhat system either, though, so maybe the
> > upstream maintainer got rid of it.) So I tried finding the package that
> > installed it, but wasn't able to pin it down. Can anyone give a hint
> > about either how to fix this or who to report it to?
> There appears to be some problem with the latest version of libc6. 
> The problem is known though I haven't seen a solution yet. 

getnetbyaddr seems to be broken (it will always fail). getnetbyname
works fine.



Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> <tobias@debian.org> <tobias@linux.de>
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