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Re: [opensuse] hosts and nil
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 21:58:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <200906062158.48484.ajohansson@xxxxxxx>
On Saturday 06 June 2009 21:49:51 jdd wrote:
What is the meaning of nil in hosts as:

1270.0.1 nil

in place of localhost?

"nil" means that the variable holding the hostname (in this case "localhost")
hasn't been initialized. It's a bug, somewhere. Report it, and include
anything special you did when installing your system in your bug report

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