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authorAlexander Langer <alex@FreeBSD.org>2001-05-08 11:21:15 +0000
committerAlexander Langer <alex@FreeBSD.org>2001-05-08 11:21:15 +0000
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gethostbyname2() can't do AF_INET6 lookups over NIS.
getaddrinfo(3) must be used. Submitted by: ume
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=76369
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diff --git a/lib/libc/net/gethostbyname.3 b/lib/libc/net/gethostbyname.3
index 42c4e27d084f..0e5ba3827955 100644
--- a/lib/libc/net/gethostbyname.3
+++ b/lib/libc/net/gethostbyname.3
@@ -357,3 +357,10 @@ if the data is needed for future use, it should be
copied before any subsequent calls overwrite it.
Only the Internet
address format is currently understood.
+.Pp
+.Fn gethostbyname2
+cannot perform
+.Dv AF_INET6
+lookups over NIS.
+.Xr getaddrinfo 3
+must be used instead.