Wider feedback requested on two changes to our base/core defaults
"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
johannbg at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 20:08:05 UTC 2013
On 09/09/2013 08:05 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 09.09.13 19:42, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson (johannbg at gmail.com) wrote:
>> On 09/09/2013 07:30 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
>>> On Wed, 21.08.13 18:45, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson (johannbg at gmail.com) wrote:
>>>> And I have come across a bit of scalability issue due to us
>>>> defaulting to using short hostnames in login and command prompt when
>>>> creating OS containers in any real numbers.
>>> I am pretty sure we should continue to default to "short" hostnames,
>>> i.e. not fqdns.
>> I am pretty sure we should not since continuing to use short
>> hostname is the worst option of them all since it collides with
>> other "short" hostnames on your network.
> So, then tell me. Which fixed fqdn shall I assign to my laptop then? The
> laptop moves around all the time, connects to different networks, so
> which is the right fqdn? And no, I am not changing the hostname all the
You dont your gnome terminal header as well as other desktop application
should present you with the pretty hostname you set on your laptop.
> Johann, they are called laptops.
This proposal is not about laptops or tablets or general desktop use
cases but about sane server defaults
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