[erlang-patches] [PATCH] erl_call: remove get_hostent

Björn Gustavsson <>
Wed Oct 6 14:59:22 CEST 2010

On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Michael Santos
<> wrote:
> get_hostent does not properly handle IPv4 addresses on little endian
> platforms and fails with hostnames beginning with a number.  Remove
> get_hostent and use ei_gethostbyname directly since gethostbyname supports
> IPv4 addresses.

Thanks! Will include in pu.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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