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SubjectRe: [BK] disconnected operation
On Dec 28, 2004, at 09:33, Ricky Beam wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Dec 2004, Martin Dalecki wrote:
>> A hostname simply isn't a fixed attribute of a host anymore.
> It is on properly setup and maintained machines.
> The problem are all those people writing programs that think they are
> doing
> the world a favor by screwing with the hostname and various other
> settings
> for us... there's no reason for dhcp to change my hostname. At least
> on
> linux, no dhcp implementation touches /etc/hosts. (Solaris has screwed
> up
> the hosts file for years.)
> These are the same machines that don't have FQDN's as the first name
> per
> entry in /etc/hosts (which pisses off many incarnations of glibc.)
> *grin*

So what would happen to somebody who put their BK files on a portable
drive and carried it from home to work. That's a perfectly reasonable
thing to
do, both for security and for speed reasons, but it would appear to

Kyle Moffett

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