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

On Dec 31, 2009, at 15:04, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

> On 2009-12-31 14:10:46 +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 02:02:36PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
>>> POSIX says:

Have we resolved where the canonical hostname is going to reside or does reside? 

Debian's policy manual[0] states that `hostname --fqdn` is where this information should be gathered from. Is that the canonical method?


0. http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-customized-programs.html

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