Subject: Re: gethostname and getdomainname
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/14/1999 23:02:22
On Sun, Nov 14, 1999 at 05:01:26PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> On Nov 14, 10:54pm, (Ignatios Souvatzis) wrote:
> -- Subject: Re: gethostname and getdomainname
> | I don't know wether XPGwhatwasit specifies an error, but SUSV2 does not, and
> | no other system does, so it wouldn't be portable.
> | 
> | I guess nobody else really cared...
> Most of the code either does not check or specifies a large enough buffer.
> I think that XPG3 is right to return an error code here. I don't expect
> things to break, that were not already broken before (when the bug was
> present).

XPG3 does? which one? (I dont have XPG handy...)