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Re: Getting hostname



Arthur de Jong wrote:
> Solaris (at least from 2.6) has getent but there may be some systems
> without. (so it's not a GNU-only thing)

A simple note that not all systems have getent and there is all of
this chatter about it.  :-)

Just so there is a concrete example, HPUX does not have getent.

But since the OP wanted something in a Debian install script they
should have no restriction using it.

Bob

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