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Re: minires-0.95 - a new package ready for review
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 12:13:24 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: minires-0.95 - a new package ready for review
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 01:20:21PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> > I have recently noticed that the information is in fact available
> > from the registry, but getting to it is not straightforward
> > (same kind of indirect lookups as in net.cc), so with some effort...
> I had the funny idea to drop the whole Windows specific part and
> instead create /etc/resolve.conf in the postinstall script from
> the output of `ipconfig /all'. That would work nicely on NT,
> unfortunately the `ipconfig /all' output on 9x doesn't contain the
> DNS domain search list. :-(
Sure it does, at least on Win98 (just checked). However, instead of there
being one DNS list per adapter, as on NT/2k, there's one global list,
printed in the beginning. Try piping the output of "ipconfig /all" to
|\ _,,,---,,_ email@example.com
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
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