Tad Frank wrote:|
Your issue lies in the line: sed -e "s/$REGISTERED_IP/$CURRENT_IP/g" /etc/hosts > /etc/hosts.new
I searched debian-devel for the message to which you are responding;
the most recent message with that subject header dates from December 1999.
Yes, people were dynamically updating /etc/hosts in 1999 but I hope that
no one has to do that any longer. :)