Why does sendmail think its host is named `localhost' is it named?

Harry Putnam reader at newsguy.com
Tue Feb 7 03:51:55 UTC 2006

Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> writes:

> Looks like fairly standard sendmail boilerplate, I don't see anything 
> that explains why sendmail would be confused over your hostname. Nothing 
> unusual in your /etc/hosts either. sendmail is picking it up from 
> somewhere in your system config, but I'm not really very familiar with 
> your OS (Gentoo), so I can't really help you. You could trying asking on 
> a sendmail or Gentoo list...

But you're sure it isn't coming from my bind setup so that at least lets
me quit worring about that
.. thanks.

One other question if I might change the subject a bit.
  Is there a repository somewhere of example zone.files?

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