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Package: libnss-myhostname (239-9 and others)

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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 Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 239-6 111.5 kB190.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 239-9 110.7 kB183.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 239-9 109.1 kB179.0 kB [list of files]
armel 239-9 108.4 kB170.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 239-9 107.8 kB154.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 239-7 113.4 kB191.0 kB [list of files]
i386 239-9 112.7 kB182.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 239-9 108.4 kB166.0 kB [list of files]
mips 239-9 110.5 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 239-9 109.0 kB183.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 239-9 110.8 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 239-9 109.8 kB174.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 239-9 113.7 kB239.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 239-9 114.0 kB239.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 239-9 109.1 kB183.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 239-9 114.7 kB166.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 239-9 106.9 kB185.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 239-7 110.1 kB174.0 kB [list of files]