netent

Structure for information from the network database

Synopsis:

#include <netdb.h>

struct netent {
     char *  n_name;    
     char ** n_aliases;
     int     n_addrtype; 
     uint32_t n_net;      
};

Description:

This structure holds information from the network database, /etc/networks. The members of this structure are:

n_name
The name of the network.
n_aliases
A zero-terminated list of alternate names for the network.
n_addrtype
The type of the network number returned; currently only AF_INET.
n_net
The network number. Network numbers are returned in machine-byte order.

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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