[arch-dev-public] Adding nss-myhostname to the base group

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Sat Oct 27 05:11:55 EDT 2012

On 10/27/2012 02:50 AM, Jan Steffens wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 6:46 AM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
> <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>> This is nice while your configured internet connection works :)
>> At least under my scenario (behind a router), DNS setup to my ISP, If
>> internet connection goes down, all programs that tries to resolve local
>> hostname will "sleep" in connect(2) [called by getaddrinfo(3)], until
>> reaches timeout.
>> I detected this while, while my internet conection fails, and I try to
>> launch mc, it takes longer time, so adding back my hostname line to "hosts"
>> workaround the issue.
> I think this might be because the order in nsswitch.conf is wrong.
> Please retest with this line:
> hosts: files myhostname dns
Yup in that case works, I suspected that something goes from this place.

The good question is: should be changed to this order by default?...

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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