cvs commit: src/etc hosts.allow

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Wed Aug 30 20:32:28 UTC 2006

On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 01:27:59PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Ruslan Ermilov <ru at> writes:
> >   Modified files:
> >     etc                  hosts.allow
> >   Log:
> >   Comment out lines that use example addresses and names so
> >   that local changes can be made more easily (without having to comment
> >   these lines, and making the diff more readable).
> That reminds me - /etc/hosts is another file that mergemaster often
> trips over.  The comments and examples it contains should be moved to
> the appropriate man page(s) if they aren't there already.  In fact, we
> should probably remove the file from the tree, and just have
> sysinstall create one at install time.
Not everyone uses sysinstall(8) to install the systems (I rarely use
it, for example).  And I'm not sure that having no /etc/hosts file is
acceptable.  As opposed to having NO /etc/hosts.allow file, which is
perfectly valid.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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