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Re: localhost.localdomain

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 12:35:11PM -0700, Jeff Stevens wrote:

> 1 -- When configuring DNS, must resolve to localhost and vice
> versa [1].

No, the RFC does not say "must", it only says "should" (and it is not
even a "SHOULD").

And regardless if localhost.localdomain is removed from /etc/hosts or
not, finding & fixing applications that choke on it is a good thing.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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