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Bug#2321: libc doesn't use **h_aliases (hostent)

Package: libc5 (and libc4)
Version: 5.2.18-1 (and libc4 4.6.27-11)

The library doesn't use the alias entries in /etc/hosts. Functions
like gethostbyname should be able to get this entries (see **h_aliases
from the hostent structure).



 Peter Tobias                                EMail:
 Fachhochschule Ostfriesland                 tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de
 Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik   tobias@perseus.fho-emden.de
 Constantiaplatz 4, 26723 Emden, Germany

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