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Re: [bug-inetutils] Bug in 'hostname' version 1.9.4 (Arch linux)

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] Bug in 'hostname' version 1.9.4 (Arch linux)
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:46:58 -0400

   During scripting I use the command 'hostname -i' to return the ip 
   address of the hostname. All is good, the ip value is what I expect, 
   _except_ for a trailing space. I see no need for a trailing space as it 
   complicates the script considerably and is inconsistently with other 
   similar commands.

   address@hidden ~]$ hostname -i | xxd
   00000000: 3139 322e 3136 382e 322e 3133 3920 0a .
   (Note the '20' hex (space) prior to newline).

So, the reason for that is that "hostname -i" can output multiple IP
addresses -- and the code that does this is simplistic.  But yea, the
trailing space shouldn't be there at the end.

Thanks, I'll fix it for the next release.

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