Subject: Re: localhost search order (was: afterboot)
To: William Allen Simpson <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/26/2003 23:00:35
William Allen Simpson <email@example.com> writes:
> William Allen Simpson wrote:
> > I want to use it, for other machines at that location. And it's a
> > default install. And most people will expect it, as it has been in
> > the default install of many unices for years....
> The simple fix is magically numbered (about to roll over):
> install/21999: localhost.domain not correctly set in /etc/hosts file
I was under the impression these days that the dogma was not to make
"localhost" a member of the local domain but to make it "top level"
instead. See, for example, /etc/namedb/127...
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org