[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#643771: initscripts: hostname is set to FQDN; /etc/hostname not read or hostname.sh not executed?

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Thu Sep 29 14:51:57 UTC 2011

[Wouter Van Hemel]
> Hello,


> Since yesterday, `hostname` returns the FQDN and also $HOSTNAME is set
> to the FQDN.

Did you just upgrade the initscripts package?  I would suspect changed
behaviour in /bin/hostname, or something setting the hostname before
/etc/init.d/hostname get a chance to execute.  Which boot system are you

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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