At 03:48 PM 4/10/2007, L33T Networks wrote:
What is the second line with, 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      localhost   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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