Re: Query from PC developer about GetHostName() Error Solutions.

Collins,Richard;ContStd; (
Thu, 18 Aug 1994 16:42:41 -0400

On Thu, 18 Aug 1994 wrote:

> PC CU-SeeMe Windows Users who have gotten past the GetHostByName() Error:
> As you know I keep getting many queries about the GetHostByName() Error.
> Can I get some feedback from people as to what turned out to be the
> sticky problem that they eventually solved? Please direct these helpful
> comments to

It was simply a case of needing to include an entry into whatever ASCII
"HOST" file you have on your system with the IP # of your machine equated
with a name. In my case: Trumpet for Windows I just had to edit the
HOSTS file in the Trumpet directory. I've seen other protocol stacks
have the HOSTS file in the Windows directory.

> > Thanks,
> -Rich Kennerly - PC Windows CU-SeeMe developer. <>