Bug 135422

Summary: getent returns nothing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Reporter: Roehl Obaldo <robaldo>
Component: glibcAssignee: Jakub Jelinek <jakub>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Roehl Obaldo 2004-10-12 12:55:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
Getent hosts will not display output if hostname starts with numeric.
It has no problem resolving if hostname starts with alpha characters.




Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
glibc-2.3.2-95.27

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure hosts entry in /etc/nsswitch.conf to first look 
in /etc/hosts.
2.Add two entries to the /etc/hosts file:
192.168.2.1    dhcp2-1
192.168.2.2    2dhcp2
3.Issue the commands:
getent hosts dhcp2-1
getent hosts 2dhcp2

    

Actual Results:  getent hosts dhcp2-1
192.168.2.1     dhcp2-1

getent hosts 2dhcp2
<NOTHING>

Expected Results:  getent hosts dhcp2-1
192.168.2.1     dhcp2-1

getent hosts 2dhcp2
192.168.2.2    2dhcp2



Additional info:
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-22 03:42:03 EDT
Fixed in glibc-2.3.3-73.