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Re: Tips on debugging nsswitch

What do you have in /etc/nsswitch.conf ?
Cheers -- Rick

On April 6, 2020 3:07:33 PM EDT, Alex Pilon <alp [ at ] alexpilon [ dot ] ca> wrote:
>Good aft,
>Does anyone have tips for how to debug nsswitch, short of going into
>source, rebuilding with -O0 -g, and attaching a gdb?
>My dad's laptop is supposed to mDNS-resolve a printer, but when I
>-e trace=network getent hosts $thePrinter.local, it doesn't even try to
>connect to the Avahi socket.
>What I expect.
>    $ strace -e trace=network getent hosts something.local
>    […]
>    socket(AF_UNIX, SOCK_STREAM, 0)         = 3
>connect(3, {sa_family=AF_UNIX,
>sun_path="/var/run/avahi-daemon/socket"}, 110) = 0
>     something.local
>For some reason, it consults the router's DNS server and quits.
>Alex Pilon
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