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Sys::Hostname(3pm)		 Perl Programmers Reference Guide	       Sys::Hostname(3pm)

       Sys::Hostname - Try every conceivable way to get hostname

	   use Sys::Hostname;
	   $host = hostname;

       Attempts several methods of getting the system hostname and then caches the result.  It
       tries the first available of the C library's gethostname(), "`$Config{aphostname}`",
       uname(2), "syscall(SYS_gethostname)", "`hostname`", "`uname -n`", and the file /com/host.
       If all that fails it "croak"s.

       All NULs, returns, and newlines are removed from the result.

       David Sundstrom <sunds@asictest.sc.ti.com>

       Texas Instruments

       XS code added by Greg Bacon <gbacon@cs.uah.edu>

perl v5.16.3				    2013-03-04			       Sys::Hostname(3pm)
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