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Package: libnss-myhostname (244.3-1)

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nss module providing fallback resolution for the current hostname

This package contains a plugin for the Name Service Switch, providing host name resolution for the locally configured system hostname as returned by gethostname(2). It returns all locally configured public IP addresses or -- if none are configured, the IPv4 address 127.0.1.1 (which is on the local loopback) and the IPv6 address ::1 (which is the local host).

A lot of software relies on that the local host name is resolvable. This package provides an alternative to the fragile and error-prone manual editing of /etc/hosts.

Installing this package automatically adds myhostname to /etc/nsswitch.conf.

Tags: Implemented in: C, Role: Plugin

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amd64 126.2 kB212.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 124.4 kB208.0 kB [list of files]
armel 123.3 kB195.0 kB [list of files]
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