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Re: changing local domain name




On 2018-03-30, David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> https://debian-handbook.info/browse/stable/sect.config-printing.html
>> 
>> Bug#187954.
>
> Yep, rebooting will recreate that file anyway, because /var/run is
> just /run, and therefore ephemeral.

I was just blindly regurgitating the wiki (that dates from the fifties),
which is probably a factor of aggravation rather than mitigation.

Luckily a proviso is clearly written at the top of /etc/printcap, which I
also failed to notice.

Three strikes and you're out.

> Cheers,
> David.
>
>


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