hostname variable in attachment replacement

David Lee t.d.lee at
Fri Aug 7 15:42:38 IST 2009

On Fri, 7 Aug 2009, Glenn Steen wrote:

> [...]
> Could you please just take a look at the standard MailScanner init
> script? The second file that get sourced is /etc/sysconfig/network.
> So the setting of the HOSTNAME variable derives solely from this
> (taking precedence over any setting in the rc scripts). Sorry for not
> checking this earlier.
> Can someone who has this problem corroborate that they have either an
> empty setting, or no setting at all, for HOSTNAME in that file, or
> that the setting is just plain wrong?

Ah!  Might the "init.d" script be lacking an "export HOSTNAME"?


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