novice question

Steve Elkins sgelkins@REDACTED
Sat Sep 9 18:41:27 CEST 2000

Meant to cc the list.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: novice question
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2000 12:06:55 -0400
From: Steve Elkins <sgelkins@REDACTED>
To: Daniel Neri <dne@REDACTED>
References: <39B98E25.D67155A@REDACTED> <87bsxymg54.fsf@REDACTED>

Daniel Neri wrote:

> 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).

inet_db seems to be the relevant table.  Without a lookup option,
res_lookup has an empty list next to it and the nxdomain error shows

The result of 'lookup file bind' in resolv.conf:

(jill@REDACTED)3> ets:tab2list(inet_db).

The result of not having a lookup option:



More information about the erlang-questions mailing list