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Re: where is /etc/hosts supposed to come from?

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 01:47:40AM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > As for mail, we already appear to have an /etc/mailname file for MTAs and 
> > MUAs to use for finding out the 'canonical' name of the host for message-
> > IDs and the like.

> /etc/mailname doesn't seem to be specified by POSIX

Nope, it's specified in Debian policy (11.6).

> , so that I doubt that all mail software uses it in practice (Mutt doesn't
> seem to use it...

That would be a bug, then.

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