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Re: localhost.localdomain

On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 05:02:55PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> Or am I getting confused and d-i uses localhost.localdomain as the default
> hostname, and say, if I had told it that my machine is named "twerk", domain
> "foo.bar" I would get a

> twerk.foo.bar twerk localhost

> entry in /etc/hosts?

> That would explain a lot...  but still make such a "fix" quite a bad idea.

There was certainly a problem at one point where attempting to
cannoicalise the hostname of a freshly installed system would result in
a localhost address.  That was fixed prior to the sarge release and IIRC
the localhost.localdomain thing was already there before this was fixed,
though I've not checked.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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