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Re: /etc/hosts and BIND autoconversion

The O'Reilly book mentions h2n, which might be what you are after.  Email
me if you would like a copy (an old one.)

On Wed, 4 Dec 1996, Jens B. Jorgensen wrote:

> Adam Heath wrote:
> > 
> > A while back I saw mentioned in a message about some utility that would
> > read the '/etc/hosts' file and convert it into the BIND database.  I would
> > like to have this program.  I have a DOS-based tcp program that can't use a
> > hosts file, but can use BIND.  I  have BIND running locally, but I need the
> > to have the DOS program be able to access the other systems by name.
> > 
> > Adam Heath
> > doogie@shianet.org
> > http://www.geocities.com/Siliconvalley/Park/6562/
> > 
> I think that the command comes with the BIND distribution. I just looked
> at
> the list of files on my machine and it looks like the debian package for
> bind doesn't have this file, although it might be '/usr/sbin/bindconfig'
> (no man page for this on my box). If that isn't it look for the source
> package
> (*not* the debian package) on the net.
> Jens B. Jorgensen
> jjorgens@bdsinc.com
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