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Tom Christiansen
February 7, 2000 13:17
Re: fixing Sys::Hostname
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>On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 02:10:25PM -0700, Tom Christiansen wrote:
>> Your toy system with silly vagrant IPs is your own problem, and not
>> germane. 

>Saz who?

Says me.

>> There is a standard library function.

>For some value of "standard" only.

That's your own problem.

Man, you waste a lot of time with your stupid bickering about
nothingnesses, Ilya.

The solution is simple: change Sys::Hostname to provide
gethostname() the way one always wanted.  Feel free to
add sethostname(), too, if you want.  The problem is that
the current Sys::Hostname algorithm is *WRONG* because
POSIX::uname() does not return correct results because
the hostname isn't long enough.  We have the gethostname()
function known at Configure time.  Just fricking use it if
it's there!


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