At 03:48 PM 4/10/2007, L33T Networks wrote:
What is the second line with 10.20.30.199, and the hostname ends in a
period? I've never seen this in a host file previous to FBSD v.6.
apollo# cat /etc/hosts
#::1 localhost.mydomain.com localhost
127.0.0.1 localhost.mydomain.com localhost
10.20.30.199 apollo.mydomain.com apollo
Is this something that's required for other IP addresses that will be added
to the hosts file in the future?
Names ending in a dot represent the fully qualified domain name. You do it
all on one line but it gets too long to easily see and edit.
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