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Re: more about sockets?
"Allen H. Nugent" wrote:
> "gethostbyaddr error--is it possible this machine doesn't have a
> reverse DNS/host entry ?".
> This sounds like a clue as to how to proceed, but I don't know where to go
> from here.
> Is there a way to configure the PC, or is there a program that emulates an
> I'net connection, so as to satisfy cygwin's requirements for socket
> connections without being on-line?
Suppose that your Windows machine name is "FOO", try ensuring that there
is a line in your hosts file such as "127.0.0.1 localhost FOO". I don't
know if it's necessary (but perhaps worth a shot?) to make a link from
/etc/hosts to the Windows hosts file, which is in
%WINDIR%\system32\drivers\etc for 2k/xp.
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