Bug 16475 - gdict quietly fails to start in an absence of DNS
gdict quietly fails to start in an absence of DNS
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-utils (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2000-08-17 17:09 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-21 12:44:40 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2000-08-17 17:09:39 EDT
If a machine does not have a working DNS able to resolve www.dict.org
then 'gdict' simply does not start and does not give any visible
indication why it is unhappy.  Included documents are also of no help.
They indicate that running 'gdict -a' from a command line should
start an application.  This immediately exits as confirmed by strace.

  Michal
  michal@harddata.com
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2000-08-21 12:44:37 EDT
Fixed in the test tree

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