[sane-devel] saned.conf hostname format

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Sun, 30 Sep 2001 11:44:52 +0200


On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 03:28:11PM +0200, Sebastien Sable wrote:
> My gethostbyaddr seems to give the peer name with the domain, and no
> alias...  The version of libc on my computer is the GNU C Library
> 2.2.4 provided in Debian without any change, so something rather
> common and recent.

My libc is 2.1.3 from Debian stable.

> I searched for 'gethostbyaddr' in GNU libc bugs page and found
> nothing.
> Looking at bugs.debian.org for libc6, one of the bugs is :

[telnet problem]

> I don't know if this is related, but maybe gethostbyaddr as changed
> its behaviour in recent versions of libc?
> There must be a correct way to use it however since most of my network
> programs (ssh, telnet, ftp...) work correctly with short names (well,
> they don't use something as saned.conf either).

As I'm not experienced in this field and don't have more ideas I will
add this to the TODO list.