Re: Getting hostname
On Mon, 5 May 2003, Joel Baker wrote:
> The 'GNU' in Debian GNU/Linux (or GNU/*, really) refers to userland, not
> libc. On the flip side, I don't think any of the non-GNU ports have any
> problem with providing, where possible, workalikes for things provided by
> GNU libc. (Honestly, some things much more fundamental than getent are not
> the same - particularly locales; at some point, we'll have to find a sane
> and rational way to address this).
libc is userland.