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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add compile domain (was: Re: [PATCH] Well, Linus seems to like Lordi...)
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Followup to:  <20060525201347.GA21926@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
By author: lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca (Lennart Sorensen)
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> And Debian too. I thought it was invalid to put the FQDN as your
> hostname. Also makes updating the domain for a network harder (if one
> would ever want to do so). Putting the FQDN as my hostname, makes
> hostname -f act very strange. I think a number of tools think doing it
> is wrong.
>

BSD practice has been to do it; SysV practice has been to not do it.
This probably has to do with the fact that a larger percentage of BSD
systems were connected to the Internet earlier on, being popular at
universities.

-hpa

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