simulating dnsdomain

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Thu Jan 21 05:17:42 UTC 2010

--On January 21, 2010 12:10:20 AM -0500 "Aryeh M. Friedman" 
<aryeh.friedman at> wrote:

> I have an application that needs to reliably get the fully qualified dns
> name for the localhost (3rd party app so I don't want to change it
> unless I have to).... currrently it calls dnsdomainname which is in
> linux is an alias for hostname --fqdn but FreeBSD does not have that
> option set... how can I simulate this?

ln -s /bin/hostname /bin/dnsdomainname

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