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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.

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