Of course it's systemd again: hostnamed doesn't like fqdns with trailing dots.
poettering locked and limited conversation to collaborators.
Please find another place to troll, thank you.
Seriously? Where's the trolling, Lennart? All I see is people asking valid questions. This is exactly the problem with the project: Lennart is a paranoid lunatic with a messiah complex. As long as he's steering the ship, it's going nowhere pleasant.