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Bug 5964 - Installer makes hostname alias for localhost
Installer makes hostname alias for localhost
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 1999-10-14 16:44 EDT by Nalin Dahyabhai
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-23 14:25:52 EST
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Description Nalin Dahyabhai 1999-10-14 16:44:47 EDT
In todo.py (line 1003), anaconda takes the hostname that's
been looked up by resolving the address assigned by dhcp
(line 128), and makes it an alias for localhost.localdomain,
which makes sendmail rewrite outgoing mail headers to be
from <user@localhost.localdomain>, which is bad.
It probably breaks various other things as well.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-10-21 14:34:59 EDT
This issue has been assigned to a developer for further action.
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-01-07 12:40:59 EST
*** Bug 5967 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Erik Troan 2000-02-23 14:25:59 EST
Fixed internally.

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