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Bug#97177: no plans to include getipnodebyname function

On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 18:48, Philip Blundell wrote:

> glibc takes the view that getaddrinfo() is the preferred interface for
> name lookups.  getipnodebyname and its friends are obsolete and should
> not be used; it is unlikely glibc will ever include support for those
> functions.

man getipnodebyname makes no note of that, or even says to see also on

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