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Date:      Sat, 19 Jan 2008 23:40:35 +0000
From:      Chris Whitehouse <>
Subject:   Re: localhost in sudoers
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In-Reply-To: <877ii5fsh0.fsf@chateau.d.lf>
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Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल wrote:
>>>>>> Chris Whitehouse writes:
>     Chris> The problem is this machine gets its ip address by dhcp so I shouldn't
>     Chris> enter an ip in sudoers. Is there a neat way round this?
> Why not use hostname from DNS, instead, hmm...?

I'm not sure what you mean. This computer is on a local network behind a 
nat box and doesn't have a dns entry.

%host domain name pointer eco.config.
%host localhost
localhost has address

I think my question really is why doesn't sudoers recognise localhost or


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