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Re: minires-0.95 - a new package ready for review

On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 01:20:21PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> [snip]
> > 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, 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. :-(
> Corinna


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
      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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