[arch-general] On deprecation of net-tools

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jun 10 20:38:29 EDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 2:26 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> With the recent deprecation of net-tools I did notice some changes:
> - The binary 'hostname' now accepts remarkably few options,
>  specifically 'hostname -d' no longer works.
> - The command 'dnsdomainname' disappeared.  (I'm not really sure why I
>  ended up using it though, since 'hostname -d' would have worked just
>  as well.)
> I have read FS#24647 already, so I'm aware that some of this is being
> worked on.  What I'm wondering is, what can I do in the meantime to
> get 'hostname -d' back?

Install net-tools and coreutils from [testing], where this has already
been resolved (reverted to the old behavior).


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