sparc64/72731: sparc64, 5.3-BETA7, "host" command doesn't work

Robert Blechinger rblechinger at
Fri Oct 15 06:10:20 PDT 2004

The following reply was made to PR sparc64/72731; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Robert Blechinger <rblechinger at>
To: Ken Smith <kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: sparc64/72731: sparc64, 5.3-BETA7, "host" command doesn't work
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 15:04:22 +0200

 Hi Ken,
 On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 08:50:17 -0400
 Ken Smith <kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU> wrote:
 > It's working fine for me on machines that have been upgraded in a
 > manner like you describe.
 > Are you sure you're using the system's version of the host command?
 > Can you check by doing 'which host' to make sure it's not a version
 > that got installed as part of a port please?  It should say "/usr/bin/host".
 no, it was build by world.
 rblechinger at nuntius:~>which host
 rblechinger at nuntius:~>
 i can give you access to that machine if you need.... or do what ever you
 Blechinger Robert
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