ch6. coreutils-5.0-hostname.patch breaks make check (CVS 20030514)

Zack Winkles winkie at
Thu May 15 16:24:06 PDT 2003

On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 04:12:47PM -0700, Matt Bartley (mbartley2 at wrote:
> Without the hostname patch, make check completed successfully for me.
> Why not instead of the patch add
> rm /usr/bin/hostname
> rm /usr/share/man/man1/hostname.1
> to the build instructions, after make install?  We're moving a bunch of 
> files around there anyway so adding those two lines doesn't seem like a 
> big deal.

I agree. But it's not my book. Gerard?

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