Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 59801
localhost. vs localhost.localdomain
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
Description of Problem:
Red Hat Linux uses localhost.localdomain for 127.0.0.1
RFC1537 recommends against this (plus it has quite valid reasons).
Changing the /etc/hosts entry to be:
127.0.0.1 localhost. localhost.localdomain
Will avoid any compatability problems or problems with software starting up.
"localhost.localdomain -- just say no".
This seems like something thats been brought up before, surely a duplicate.
I think we have this discussion every time that we release. What's the
The resolution on os-devel-list was that changing it definitely breaks things still.