[ECOS] gethostname question

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Mar 27 21:59:00 GMT 2003


Brent Eagles wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I know this has *got* to be a stupid question, but whats the story with
> gethostname()?  Is it supported?  If not, what's the preferred way to
> acquire the hostname? 

const char my_hostname[] = "foo.bar.com";
#define gethostname() my_hostname

:-)

We should have it for the purposes of porting existing Unix code, but it's 
not generally very appropriate for embedded systems which is why no-one's 
ever considered it important enough to do.

Jifl
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