[arch-dev-public] adding a simple hostname binary to base (Was: [signoff] coreutils-8.12-3 initscripts-2011.06.4 net-tools-1.60-18)

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 2 10:15:17 EDT 2011

Am 02.08.2011 15:38, schrieb Dave Reisner:
> We shouldn't make people install net-tools if the goal all along has
> been to move away from it. My vote is to split off the hostname binary
> from inetutils, which is just as full featured as hostname from
> net-tools.

All this seems like complete overkill. Why don't we just make people
install inetutils?

There are more tools from net-tools with no good replacement, like netstat.

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