buildreq for "localhost works"

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Wed Sep 26 01:08:16 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 05:29:02PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> With recent changes to the implicit buildreq set, my package broke in the
> mass-rebuild-in-mock tests.  It needs an environment in which "localhost"
> resolves properly.  i.e., the canonical dummy /etc/hosts or whatever.
> This used to be implicitly supplied, and apparently no longer is.
> I can't figure out off hand what buildrequire would supply this.

It was a bug in mock for a while, not creating /etc/hosts.  I've
upgraded mock to the latest from rawhide on all my buildhosts and am
rerunning the whole run.  Will post new results when they're


Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO &

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