[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#375419: libnss-mdns: the recommended
/etc/nsswitch.conf breaks whois service
nr at eecs.harvard.edu
Fri Oct 13 19:10:15 UTC 2006
> On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 12:49:33PM -0400, Norman Ramsey wrote:
> > Package: libnss-mdns
> > Version: 0.7-1
> > Severity: normal
> > With the following (recommended) line in nsswitch.conf, whois service
> > does not work:
> > hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
> > Example transcript
> > : nr at toller 10785 ; whois alicent.com
> > getaddrinfo: Name or service not known
> > Changing to
> > hosts: files nds
> > allows whois to work again.
> Do you still have this issue with nss-mdns 0.8 ?
No; it is fixed.
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