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Add hostname(1) implementation

A. Wilcox requested to merge add-hostname into current

This isn't exactly compatible with net-tools, but it is close.


  • All short-form parameters from hostname that deal with the actual node's name (-d, -f, -i, -s, -v) are implemented.
  • Files can be read in with -F.
  • Works on all systems I tested it on.


  • Long-form options (--domain, --fqdn, --verbose, etc) are not supported and will cause an error.
  • The manpage could use a lot of work.
  • Lines longer than 1,024 characters in a file aren't handled the same way as net-tools, though I sincerely hope nobody is using that behaviour.

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