ISP causes winhttp test failures
austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 10:50:43 CDT 2010
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 7:18 AM, Michael Stefaniuc <mstefani at redhat.com> wrote:
> Stefan Dösinger wrote:
>> Am 18.04.2010 um 22:15 schrieb Marcus Meissner:
>>> notexist.example.com work?
>> $ ping notexist.example.com
>> ping: unknown host notexist.example.com
>> Looks good. And beyond that, anything that doesn't start with www behaves properly too:
>> $ ping www.srevaewedoc.com
>> PING www.srevaewedoc.com (188.8.131.52) 56(84) bytes of data.
>> $ ping mail.srevaewedoc.com
>> ping: unknown host mail.srevaewedoc.com
>> $ ping blah.srevaewedoc.com
>> ping: unknown host blah.srevaewedoc.com
>> Fwiw, I don't think "use another DNS" is a good fix. I don't care about the winhttp test myself, but if other users have similar issues it will spam test.winehq.org with failures.
> Well the "use another DNS" was for you and not a generic workaround for
> the winetest. That's what I would do if the provider would mess with the
Have you complained to your ISP? The ones in this area have a webpage
that allows you to disable it.
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