Subject: Re: Ideas for more enhancements to /etc/netstart
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 04/13/1997 18:15:17
> On Sun, 13 Apr 1997, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > There should be nothing preventing a user from naming a host
> > "DEFAULT". Creating such a limitation is ... highly bogus.
> This is a very...odd...case, but it can be done. Simply put DEFAULT in
> the variable, and also DEFAULT in /etc/myname.
> Keep in mind that this is supposed to be the fqdn, though.
Uh, what is?
I've seen enough places that like to put the local node name in
'hostname' that i'm willing to say that we shouldn't be trying to
dictate policy, there...