Re: Squid on Alpha - DNS problems.

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 97 09:10:31 -0800 writes:

>I recently compiled and installed squid(1.1.3) on a DEC Alpha running
>Everytime I try to access any URL, the DNS lookup fails.
>1) dnsserver(5 of them) are running fine.
>2) nslookup works for the same hostnames.
>3) The config file seems ok, 'cos its basically the same file which i used
>succesfully on an indy.

Every time someone complains about DNS on OSF, I have to ask if
they installed Vixie's BIND on their system. The BIND install
will overwrite your system /usr/inc/arpa/inet.h with a version
which breaks on OSF.

Your arpa/inet.h should say:

    unsigned int inet_addr __P((const char *));

Duane W.
Received on Thu Feb 06 1997 - 09:35:17 MST

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