Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 698151
Remove documentation for "order" keyword in /etc/host.conf manpage
Last modified: 2015-09-13 20:22:26 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #698149 +++
Description of problem:
glibc has been ignoring the "order" keyword in /etc/host.conf for some years now, but the manpage for host.conf still documents the option without mentioning that it does not do anything any more.
The order keyword support was removed in the following commit upstream:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. man host.conf
man page has information for the "order" keyword
man page should not have information for the "order" keyword or at least mention that the keyword does not do anything and that one needs to use /etc/nsswitch.conf now for this functionality.
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The host.conf(5) manual page contained a description for the unsupported "order" keyword. With this update, the description of the "order" keyword is removed.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.