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Re: fixing Sys::Hostname

Ilya Zakharevich
February 7, 2000 13:49
Re: fixing Sys::Hostname
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On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 02:45:29PM -0700, Tom Christiansen wrote:
> Any system worth the name has a gethostname() function, and
> probably a uname() one.

Existence of function does not help a tiny bit.  What one needs is a
function which returns sensible results.  At least, one should
be able to document what the result is good for.

  "Value previously set by sethostname() or some other
   architercture-depending value with architercture-depending semantic"

?  Do we want such a function in the core?

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