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Bug#97177: no plans to include getipnodebyname function

On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 01:01, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> 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
> getaddrinfo.

The man page isn't part of glibc.  File a bug against manpages-dev if
you feel it's inadequate.


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