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Bug#827: who reports wrong hostname (was: resolver problems FIXED!)

Siggy Brentrup writes:
> Hi all,
> I'm cleaning out old bug reports, this one seems to be a leftover that should
> have been closed for a long time.
> If I don't receive objections before Feb 15, I'll close this bug report.

Hmm..  Looks like I have to object.

It appears that it's right if I telnet to the host, but wrong if I rlogin to
the host.

All of the 'streeter' logins should be from 'absolut'.  The one which is
right is a telnet session, all others are rlogins.

Same for calica from bucky.

bash$ who; dpkg --status netstd
streeter tty??    Jan 30 09:19 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
calica   ttyp0    Feb  1 19:58 (bucky.buffett.ad)
streeter ttyp1    Feb  5 11:13 (absolut.buffett.)
calica   ttyp2    Feb  4 21:00 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
calica   ttyp3    Jan 30 13:34 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
calica   ttyp4    Feb  1 23:03 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
streeter ttyp5    Feb  5 10:20 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
calica   ttyp6    Jan 31 21:42 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
calica   ttyp7    Jan 31 21:52 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
streeter ttyp8    Feb  5 10:22 (jimmy.buffett.ad)
Package: netstd
Status: install ok installed
Priority: standard
Section: net
Maintainer: Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de>
Version: 1.21
Revision: 1
Depends: netbase (>1.19)

Carl Streeter                     |  "I'll forgive even GNU emacs as long
streeter@cae.wisc.edu             |     as gcc is available" --Linus Torvalds
Just another Perl hacker          |  "Etiquette-wise, there is no proper time
Ask me about Debian/GNU Linux.    |    to use the phrase 'It sucks.'" --Dogbert

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