MirBSD manpage: Sys::Hostname(3p)

Sys::Hostname(3p)Perl Programmers Reference GuidSys::Hostname(3p)


     Sys::Hostname - Try every conceivable way to get hostname


         use Sys::Hostname;
         $host = hostname;


     Attempts several methods of getting the system hostname and
     then caches the result.  It tries the first available of the
     C library's gethostname(), `$Config{aphostname}`, uname(2),
     "syscall(SYS_gethostname)", `hostname`, `uname -n`, and the
     file /com/host.  If all that fails it "croak"s.

     All NULs, returns, and newlines are removed from the result.


     David Sundstrom <sunds@asictest.sc.ti.com>

     Texas Instruments

     XS code added by Greg Bacon <gbacon@cs.uah.edu>

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