PLFS suggested chapter 6-perl change (add /etc/hosts)

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Mon May 5 22:23:06 PDT 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 11:16:06PM -0500, Archaic wrote:
> On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 01:33:48PM +1000, Ryan.Oliver at wrote:
> > 
> > You're on the money, we're just trying to leave absolutely nothing for
> > detractors and other assorted anal wonks to point at ;-)
> And on that point, IMO, we should create a generic /etc/hosts. We don't
> have to mention configuring until chap 7, just drop in the localhost
> entry. That's just my 2 cents.

Excellent suggestion.

As long as the perl tests pass and the perl binaries can be built repeatably
at each iteration then I'm all for it.

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