Author: Nate Bargmann Date: To: Olaf Meeuwissen CC: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id
* On 2019 18 Mar 06:35 -0500, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> I wrote "the IP address is in /etc/hosts", but I think that should have
> been "the IP address what your hostname resolves to" :-/
> In many common scenarios that is likely to be the same as what is in
> your /etc/hosts file, but really depends on how name resolution is
> configured on your machine.
> Hope this helps,
I just replied as it seemed like an interesting thought exercise.
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