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From Aaron Turner <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Apache (php5/fcgi) can't resolve hostnames
Date Thu, 16 Apr 2009 15:39:48 GMT
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:33 PM, Krist van Besien
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 12:30 AM, Aaron Turner <> wrote:
>> Looks like I figured it out.
>> OSX's internal name resolution API calls (gethostbyname?) apparently
>> doesn't honor /etc/resolv.conf, but the 'host' command does.
> This is also why "getent hosts" is a better tool to debug DNS issues
> than the "host" command.

Alas, getent doesn't exist on OSX.

Aaron Turner - Pcap editing and replay tools for Unix & Windows
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