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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hostname changed at

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hostname changed at
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 08:11:07 -0700
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Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden> writes:
>Apparently somebody changed the hostname from 'sftp' to
>'', which triggered an Apache warning during the
>logs rotation.
>I think it could be me, Karl, or Karl (Fogel :)).
>Hint: the culprit is a user of "nslookup".

FWIW, I have no memory of doing anything like that, nor of using
'nslookup' or even 'hostname' for that matter.  I don't think I've made
any functional changes at all yet, except possibly to add some comments
in places where I was working.

>Unless I didn't understand something, it's probably a use of
>'hostname' instead of 'host': 'host' looks up a hostname, 'hostname'
>redefines it.

Yes, hostname redefines it iff you pass an argument.


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