Subject: re: per-process hostid
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/04/2001 11:50:54
   matthew green wrote:
   > i think others have had this problem in the past.  some per-process
   > hostid solution is needed, really...
   I don't necessarily oppose that, just wonder what is it used
   for ?

sometimes programs are tied to a particular hostid.  sometimes you
want to run two such programs tied to different hostid's.  this
allows one to do this.  sometimes LD_PRELOAD can also be used...
but sometimes not.