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Re: install/21052 (sysinst adds duplicate entry to /etc/hosts)

The following reply was made to PR install/21052; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: install/21052 (sysinst adds duplicate entry to /etc/hosts)
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 00:53:38 +0000

 On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 03:40:05PM +0000, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
  >  Actually, this "localhost" issue from April 2003 disappeared in November 
  >  2003 per commit for PR #21999. It no longer adds the line:
  >               localhost
  >  But does localhost.$domain:
  >      if (net_domain[0] != '\0')
  >              scripting_fprintf(f, " localhost.%s\n", net_domain)
  >  It still adss the custom entry but not for "localhost".
  >  I think this PR can be closed.
 Hmm. Yeah, probably. Although ideally it wouldn't add this if it
 already exists.
  >  Also for later sysinst updates -- don't 
  >  choose to allow the network configs to be chosen. Should sysinst choose 
  >  that? Or allow admin to make choice?
 I'm not sure. When updating, does it get the network config out of
 /etc? Believe it or not, I've never done an update with sysinst.
 David A. Holland

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