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Re: localhost.localdomain

John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> writes:
> Russ Allbery writes:

>> No, they won't, because INN ignores hostnames that do not contain a
>> period for the purposes of generating external identifiers,
>> specifically to keep from using things like localhost or other
>> unqualified names that aren't globally unique.

> Relying on hostnames either with or without periods for uniqueness is
> both broken and unnecessary.

Would you like to propose an alternate approach that satisfies all of the
constraints that INN is operating under?  Presumably, given that you feel
capable of expressing this strong of an opinion, you already know what all
of those constraints are and are already familiar with the issues.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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