Bug 199801 - postfix-hostname-fqdn.patch still needed? Also it uses deprecated gethostby* functions
postfix-hostname-fqdn.patch still needed? Also it uses deprecated gethostby* ...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
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Reported: 2006-07-22 06:06 EDT by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-24 10:47:18 EDT
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Description Peter Bieringer 2006-07-22 06:06:47 EDT
Description of problem:
During discussions on postfix-devel core developer Victor Duchovni get noticed
about the patch postfix-hostname-fqdn.patch in RH's postfix package and was not
very amused.

Unfortunately, I do not know about any archive of postfix-devel so search for

From: Victor Duchovni <Victor.Duchovni@MorganStanley.com>
To: postfix-devel@postfix.org
Subject: Re: postfix at least to 2.2.10 uses (on Linux) deprectated gethostby*
functions which causes strange and unwanted AAAA DNS lookups
Date: 21.07.2006 16:34

Also, this patch uses deprecated gethostbyname function.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
postfix-2.2.10 and below

Actual results:
Patch included

Expected results:
Patch excluded or at least updated
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2006-07-24 10:47:18 EDT
Dropped patch.

Fixed in rawhide in package postfix-2.3.0-1 or newer.

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