On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Niall O Broin wrote:
> /etc/hosts. To my mind, it's very bad practice to have to alter on alterable
> value in more than one place - too much potential for confusion.
well, i think it's kind of nice. /etc/hosts is for name resolution
and name resolution only. /etc/sysconfig/... is for the init scripts.
/etc/hosts is an easy file to muck up, and if it was authorative
source for IP it would have to be parsed. /etc/sysconfig/... are bash
variable defines and are just sourced.
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