gethostbyname() and resolv.conf updates

Nicolas Chauvet kwizart at
Sun Jun 20 08:41:15 UTC 2010

2010/6/17 Bernie Innocenti <bernie at>:
> Hello,
> xchat in Fedora needs to be restarted after switching to a different
> nameserver or it fails to resolve.
> The xchat developers say that all xchat does is call gethostbyname(). A
There was a topic 3 years ago  about replacing gethostby* functions by
Is this still relevant?

Nicolas (kwizart)

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