novice question

Daniel Neri <>
Sat Sep 9 04:51:51 CEST 2000


Steve Elkins <> writes:

> Poked around in the source starting with net_adm:names/0 and
> made a lucky guess.  Added...
> 
>   lookup file bind
> 
> ...to resolv.conf and {error,nxdomain} went away.

Yes, I was just about to report this problem; inet:gethostbyname/1
always fails with {error, nxdomain} if /etc/resolv.conf has no
"lookup" option (instead of assuming some reasonable default lookup
order).


Best wishes,
   --Daniel

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Daniel Neri




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