OpenOffice 1.1.0 domainname patch

Alexander E. Patrakov semzx at
Mon Oct 13 22:29:11 PDT 2003

Better late than never :)

Description: The procedure OpenOffice 1.1.0 performs for conversion of host 
names to fully qualified domain names is Just Wrong. It results in a DNS 
lookup for 'localhost.(none)' at startup on a typical (B)LFS installation. 
That slows down things and makes DNS admins angry. The Right Thing is to do 
nothing in OpenOffice itself. Glibc will take care of that automatically.

For discussion, see:

If this patch breaks nothing else, please include it in the book. If it breaks 
something, implement the workaround described in the first reply by Bill 
Maltby and the corresponding /etc/hosts change.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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