localhost should be defined in your hosts file, which in most unixoid
environments is /etc/hosts. It is not an error.
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Ivan Dimitrov wrote:
> I have a database on a machine that does not know what localhost is. Yes, I
> have 127.0.0.1, but I can't resolve localhost to it. I don't want to start a
> caching dns, and don't want to change resolve.conf. Upon starting, postgres
> gives error cannot bind to localhost. then starts accepting connections to
> 127.0.0.1 normaly.
> So, why does postgres try to resolve localhost in the first place? Because of
> this error pg_autovacuum does not start.
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