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Re: Getting hostname

On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 08:58:39PM +0200, Emile van Bergen wrote:

> On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 09:13:40PM +0300, Teemu Hukkanen wrote:
> > $ dig -x +short
> > www.heise.de.
> Dig is not a generic gethostby* frontend, it's provided by bind only.

dig does not use gethostby* at all, as far as I know.  It builds and sends
DNS queries and prints the responses.

 - mdz

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