/etc/hosts and localhost

Archaic archaic at indy.rr.com
Mon Jan 19 18:29:09 PST 2004

On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 01:52:16PM -0600, Jack Brown wrote:
> >
> >*I* thank you for it, even if you were not the OP (last year?)
> Thanks for the props Bill. :-)
> No, I wasn't the OP, but I think that's where I picked it up as well.

I don't think I was the OP, but I mentioned that the file domainname was
only for NIS domains and as such isn't meant to set the fqdn's


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without understanding."

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