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Re: localhost.localdomain

On Oct 08, Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> wrote:

> You give nice explanations how things work, but fail to say anywhere why 
> having localhost.localdomain first is so wrong.
> What breaks? What standards (with reference please) are not honored?
An obvious problem is that gethostbyaddr and DNS queries will now return
a different answer.

> What alternative solutions do you propose for the problems that led up to 
> it being included?
It has already been explained that a better solution with no side
effects would be to add an alias like


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