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Re: Getting hostname



On 06 May 2003 00:01:12 -0400
Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-05-04 at 21:19, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > > Just noting that 'getent' is GNU libc only and does not exist on
> > > > other systems.  It is not portable.
> [...]
> > I said *other* systems.  As in non-Debian systems.
> 
> That wasn't clear. I think our *BSD ports aren't glibc based.

Unfortunately, the two I'm aware of (NetBSD and OpenBSD) are both
glibc-based.

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