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Package: libnss-myhostname (238-4)

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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 (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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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 108.4 kB188.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 106.9 kB176.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 103.4 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
armel 105.1 kB167.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 104.6 kB151.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 110.1 kB184.0 kB [list of files]
i386 108.9 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 104.2 kB163.0 kB [list of files]
mips 106.9 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 105.4 kB176.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 107.2 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 106.8 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 106.4 kB171.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 106.6 kB236.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 106.6 kB235.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 105.6 kB180.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 111.0 kB163.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 103.2 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 106.7 kB163.0 kB [list of files]