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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add compile domain (was: Re: [PATCH] Well, Linus seems to like Lordi...)
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On Thursday 25 May 2006 19:47, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 25 May 2006, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> > # hostname --fqdn
> > shanghai.hopto.org
>
> Ahh. I wonder how portable this is. We could certainly make the kernel
> build use "hostname --fqdn" if that works across all versions.
>
> That code hasn't changed in a looong time, and I suspect that "--fqdn"
> didn't exist back when..

This is probably a broken configuration, but it would cause a regression for
me:

[alistair] 19:53 [~] hostname
damocles

[alistair] 19:52 [~] hostname --fqdn
localhost

"localhost" isn't very descriptive if I'm trying to figure out which machine a
dmesg came from.

--
Cheers,
Alistair.

Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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