Re: resolver problem with Opera
From: Karel J. Bosschaart (karelj_at_kayjay.xs4all.nl)
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 13:43:32 +0200 To: Stephan van Beerschoten <email@example.com>
On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 01:25:46PM +0200, Stephan van Beerschoten wrote:
> On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 01:12:16PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> >"Karel J. Bosschaart" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>They are not present. Adding host.conf solved the problem! Although
> >>I found a reference to nsswitch.conf in the Opera binary, it seems to
> >>be ignored: I do have an nsswitch.conf now, generated at boot time from
> >>host.conf, but removing the host.conf makes Opera behave the old way.
> >that's because Opera is a 4.x binary, and the 4.x libc doesn't know
> >about nsswitch.conf.
> Isn't it evenly true that Opera is a linux binary and that you could copy
> this file into /compat/linux/etc to make sure it doesn't negatively affect
> your FreeBSD? (Correct me if I'm wrong here).
Not in my case because I'm using the 'native' (4.x FreeBSD binary) version
[karelj@athlon]/usr/X11R6/share/opera/bin> file opera
opera: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 4.6, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
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