Bug 21059 - nodns prevents hostname from being set
Summary: nodns prevents hostname from being set
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pump
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elliot Lee
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-11-18 20:54 UTC by George Armhold
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-16 13:32:36 UTC


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Description George Armhold 2000-11-18 20:54:13 UTC
The "nodns" option in pump.conf is the documented way to prevent
/etc/resolv.conf from being overwritten.  However using this option also
seems to disable the "--lookup-hostname" command line option.  Therefore
a hostname never gets set if you use "nodns".  This is a problem for folks
who run named (perhaps as a caching-only nameserver.) 

IMHO, the "nodns" flag should not disable setting the hostname when
--lookup-hostname is specified, OR there should be an option that means
"don't overwrite /etc/resolv.conf", with no other side effects.

Thank you.

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2001-09-10 23:43:48 UTC
pump is deprecated in rawhide


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