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P5getnetbyname cpan:ELIZABETH last updated on 2019-03-17

README.md
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NAME
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P5getnetbyname - Implement Perl 5's getnetbyname() and associated built-ins

SYNOPSIS
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    use P5getnetbyname;
    # exports getnetbyname, getnetbyaddr, getnetent, setnetent, endnetent

    say getnetbyaddr(Scalar, 127, 2);   # something akin to loopback

    my @result_byname = getnetbyname("loopback");

    my @result_byaddr = getnetbyaddr(|@result_byname[4,3]);

DESCRIPTION
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This module tries to mimic the behaviour of the `getnetbyname` and associated functions of Perl 5 as closely as possible. It exports by default:

    endnetent getnetbyname getnetbyaddr getnetent setnetent

ORIGINAL PERL 5 DOCUMENTATION
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    getnetbyname NAME
    getnetbyaddr ADDR,ADDRTYPE
    getnetent
    setnetent STAYOPEN
    endnetent
            These routines are the same as their counterparts in the system C
            library. In list context, the return values from the various get
            routines are as follows:

             # 0        1          2           3         4
             ( $name,   $aliases,  $addrtype,  $net      ) = getnet*

            In scalar context, you get the name, unless the function was a
            lookup by name, in which case you get the other thing, whatever it
            is. (If the entry doesn't exist you get the undefined value.)

AUTHOR
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Elizabeth Mattijsen <[email protected]>

Source can be located at: https://github.com/lizmat/P5getnetbyname . Comments and Pull Requests are welcome.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
=====================

Copyright 2018-2019 Elizabeth Mattijsen

Re-imagined from Perl 5 as part of the CPAN Butterfly Plan.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.