Re: squid cant resolve URLS without usin a name server ??

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 16:50:22 +0200

Paulo Martins Inocencio wrote:

> How can i configure it to look in the local /etc/hosts file before looking
> at the name server ???

Build it with --disable-internal-dns to use the old dnsserver helper
processes. These uses the gethostbyname() which follows the resolving
rules configured on your system (usually specified in
/etc/nsswitch.conf). I.e. the same rules as any other normal TCP/IP
program like ping, telnet and so on.

Henrik Nordstrom
Received on Tue May 30 2000 - 08:57:19 MDT

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