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

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 08:37:21AM +0100, Vincent Bernat wrote:

> If this is a real question, put:
> fqdn nodename
> This seems a  very acceptable way to give a FQDN  to your laptop without
> relying  on network.  hostname -f  and  programs using  a similar  inner
> working will be able to get the right result.

Adding meaningless configuration to work around programs that are broken
by design does not seem like a good solution.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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