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Re: Trouble

Am Dienstag, 2. Dezember 2008 schrieb Amarantita Mieltostada:
> Hi, my name is Amaranta, and i'm from Chile. In the page says that I have
> to write you in english, so i'm trying, but i'm not that handy though, so
> please be patience.
> I have 2 problems:
> 1.- I sort of need the login.cc file of the Debian sources and I can't find
> it in anywere, if you please could send it to me. I need to see an example
> of how to capture the password of the user of the keyboard before it apears
> in the screen (like when someone make su).
> 2.- A friend and me are building sockets, and we did it on his Ubuntu
> machine, and we use a function call "gethostbyname" and it work. But when
> we try to prove it on my Debian "Lenny" machine, it didn't work. I search
> and for what I understood, "gethostbyname" seems to be "unavailable" in new
> distributions of Debbian. So, which function does the new libraries support
> that work as "gethostbyname"?, or which library has  this function?

man gethostbyname
       The  gethostbyname*()  and  gethostbyaddr*()  functions  are  obsolete.
       Applications should use getaddrinfo(3) and getnameinfo(3) instead.

> I'll keep looking, maby I'll have luck now, while I wait for your answer.
> Thank you very much.
> Bye.

Mit freundlichem Gruß

     Tim Rühsen

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