Cygwin unable to resolve hostnames
Wed Jul 22 20:53:00 GMT 2015
I'm not sure when this started, but recently Cygwin has been unable to
resolve (certain) hostnames.
--2015-07-22 15:17:04-- http://github.com/
Resolving github.com (github.com)... failed: Non-recoverable failure
in name resolution.
wget: unable to resolve host address ‘github.com’
happens for SSH as well (I'm aware I probably can't ssh to github.com,
but it doesn't fail there, it fails during name resolution)
ssh: Could not resolve hostname github.com: Non-recoverable failure in
however, I can get to github.com in the browser sitting next to the
cygwin window just fine.
ping (from windows, but inside cygwin) also works...
Pinging github.com [126.96.36.199] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 188.8.131.52: bytes=32 time=43ms TTL=128
Interestingly enough, google.com DOES resolve correctly.
--2015-07-22 15:23:27-- http://google.com/
Resolving google.com (google.com)... 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11,
Connecting to google.com (google.com)|18.104.22.168|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://www.google.com/ [following]
No hostname other than google.com that I've tried resolves at all
unless it is defined in my Windows hosts file.
I've searched google, the mailing lists, and the faq in vain.
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