Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?
On 2017-10-25, <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 09:18:36AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
>> >Might be "man resolv.conf".
>> Can't be, that man page clearly says:
>> search Search list for host-name lookup.
>> It certainly doesn't say anything about putting "host" or "dns" or
>> "nameserver" in that line.
> Unless your domain name is "host" or "dns", that is. But then you're
> asking for it, I guess :-)
> (Don't chuckle. A company I was working at did set its internal "top
> level domain" to "local". Much hilarity with zeroconf  ensued).
We did have the person here who host-named his machine localhost, which
may blunt the hilarity somewhat as it does the surprise, the former
often depending on a dose of the latter.
> - -- tomás
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