Where is gethostbyname2 ?

Sam Mani psamman14@gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 19:50:00 GMT 2011

OK, thanks. The local declaration works just fine :)

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 10 03:19, Sam Mani wrote:
>> What header should a C file include to be able to call gethostbyname2() ?
> In theory that would be netdb.h, but apparently we forgot to declare
> the function there and nobody missed it so far.  I applied a patch to
> CVS so the declaration will be added to the next Cygwin release.
> For the time being, just declare the function in your source file, in
> C++ for instance:
>  extern "C" struct hostent *gethostbyname2 (const char *, int);

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