Bug 382681 - system-config-network corrupts /etc/hosts
system-config-network corrupts /etc/hosts
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 367521
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-14 10:53 EST by David Wood
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-14 11:47:36 EST
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A cut down version of my /etc/hosts file (798 bytes, text/plain)
2007-11-14 10:53 EST, David Wood
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Description David Wood 2007-11-14 10:53:46 EST
My /etc/hosts file is being corrupted when I select the hosts tab in
system-config-network and save the configuration (even if I don't change
anything).  Furthermore, the list of hosts isn't being correctly displayed.  I
just get the local host repeated for each line.

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How reproducible: Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
Open the attached /etc/hosts file with system-config-network.  Don't change
anything. Save changes on exit.
Actual results:
Extra meaningless host lines, tabs added all over the place.

Expected results:
An unchanged /etc/hosts file.
Comment 1 David Wood 2007-11-14 10:53:46 EST
Created attachment 258191 [details]
A cut down version of my /etc/hosts file
Comment 2 Jiri Moskovcak 2007-11-14 11:47:36 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 367521 ***

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