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Re: localhost.localdomain

On Thu, 06 Oct 2005, John Hasler wrote:
> > But why changing "localhost" to "localhost.localdomain"...
> It wasn't changed.  "localhost.localdomain" was _added_.  "localhost" is
> still there.

The first entry is the canonical name, and it is what the reverse maps to.
So yes, it WAS changed, and very much so.

> There were problems that the addition of "localhost.localdomain" were
> intended to solve.  You may not have personally experienced them but many
> others did.

Now, that is interesting.  Which problems?  I honestly don't know of any.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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