network-admin vs. /etc/hosts

Jeramy Rutley jrutley at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 19:23:43 UTC 2004


Done.  Bug #3741.
Thanks for the Bugzilla reference.  That only makes sense.. :)

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 15:35:51 -0800, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 03:23:53PM -0500, Jeramy Rutley wrote:
> 
> > I attempted to file this as a low-priority Bugzilla entry, but
> > gnome-system-tools has "unknown" in the Assign To field.
> 
> This type of problem should be reported in Bugzilla; select the "Websites"
> product and the "Bugzilla" component.
> 
> > This works fine until I run network-admin for anything.
> > Run sudo network-admin, and click OK (to exit).  The /etc/hosts file
> > is now completely mangled.
> 
> It's difficult to say what could be wrong without more detail.  What exactly
> do you mean by "mangled"?  When you are able to file the bug, attach the
> hosts file before and after to show what changed.
> 
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