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Old 11-10-2009
gethostbyname failed

gethostbyname is failing and returning NULL on Windows 7. Should i use inet_addr or there is other way to get it
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Old 11-10-2009
If you get into cmd.exe can nslookup return the value?

What I'm asking is: does the windows box dns server resolve the hostname? - so windows can get it.
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Old 11-10-2009
it failed with localhost name itself. Windows 7
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Old 11-13-2009
I don't know Windows 7 - other than that some coworkers installed it and broke software. How unusual.

I would say the hosts file is not there, and that you need to set up your network access.
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