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Re: getipnodebyname??

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Subject: Re: getipnodebyname??
From: Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 08:41:40 +0900
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In article <200007132110.RAA06017@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (at Thu, 13 Jul 2000 
17:10:54 -0400 (CST)), Armando Aguirre Schlick <aaguirre@xxxxxxxx> says:

>       Here's my question... is there some standard function like
>  getipnodebyname in glibc?
>       I need to reach all of the address of a host, including IPv4-mapped
>  IPv6 address...

gethostbyname2() (or gethostbyname2_r(); maybe glibc specific).

Pelease note getipnoby{name,addr} and gethostbyname2{,_r}() are now 
deprecated; please read draft-ietf-ipng-rfc2553bis-00.txt.
According to this draft, we will be able to pass AI_V4MAPPED, AI_ALL, 
AI_ADDRCONFIG flags through getaddrinfo(). 
(I'm not sure, but maybe) I will implement this.

Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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