Bug 16569 - trn fails to start due to missing /etc/HOSTNAME
Summary: trn fails to start due to missing /etc/HOSTNAME
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: trn   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Reported: 2000-08-19 05:22 UTC by Adrian Likins
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:15 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-19 05:22:20 UTC
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Description Adrian Likins 2000-08-19 05:22:17 UTC
hey guess what? Something actually uses the
almost useless /etc/HOSTNAME link!

on trying to start `trn` it dies with the 
error messages:

Warning: Couldn't open /etc/HOSTNAME to determine hostname!

Caught an internal error--.newsrc restored

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-19 16:09:57 UTC
Fixed in trn-3.6-25.


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