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Re: [PATCH] Fix \H: Use getaddrinfo to get full hostname

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix \H: Use getaddrinfo to get full hostname
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:27:05 -0400
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On 7/24/19 9:58 AM, Thomas Deutschmann wrote:
> At the moment, \h and \H used in prompt PS1 or PS2 will actually return
> the same value while manpage claims that \h should return hostname up to
> the first '.' (like `hostname`) and \H should return full hostname (like
> `hostname -f`).

Thanks for the patch. This is system-dependent: there are systems, like
mine, where `hostname' returns the system's FQDN. It all depends on the
administrator's choices.


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