"make-localhost" not there (DNS/named setup on 7.0)

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at freebsd.org
Wed Apr 9 17:37:08 UTC 2008

On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 18:34:50 +0200, Ewald Jenisch <a at jenisch.at> wrote:
>> The handbook is slightly out of date and the 'make-localhost' script
>> is now history.  Instead, the system comes with pre-installed
>> /etc/namedb/master/localhost-forward.db and .../localhost-reverse.db
>> zone files and the appropriate configuration shown in the example
>> named.conf file.  Basically, ignore the paragraph in the handbook
>> that says 'run make-localhost' and nowadays base your named.conf on
>> the sample configuration supplied with the system rather than the
>> examples shown in the handbook.
> Hi Matthew,
> Puh - good to hear - at least I now know that I'm not missing
> something from the base-install...

FWIW, I've opened PR docs/122604 to track this, and I will try to update
the Handbook soon-ish.  Thanks to both of you for bringing this to my
attention :-)

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