[arch-general] On deprecation of net-tools
magnus at therning.org
Fri Jun 10 21:06:34 EDT 2011
On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 02:38:29AM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> 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).
Ah, thanks for that info!
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