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NAME

       getnodebyname - DECnet node entry retrieval by address

SYNOPSIS

       #include <netdnet/dn.h>
       #include <netdnet/dnetdb.h>

       struct nodeent *getnodebyname (char *name)

DESCRIPTION

       getnodebyname  searches  the decnet hosts file for the DECnet node with name equal to name
       and returns node information into the nodeent structure.
       If no entry is found, returns NULL

EXAMPLE

       #include <netdnet/dn.h>
       #include <netdnet/dnetdb.h>
       #include <sys/socket.h>

       main(void)
       {
           struct nodeent       *dp;

           if ( (dp=getnodebyname("mv3100")) == NULL)
               printf("Error, cannot find node entry");
           else
               printf("Node name is %s",dp->n_name);
       }

SEE ALSO

       dnet_htoa(3), dnet_ntoa(3), dnet_conn(3), dnet_addr(3),  getnodebyaddr(3),  getnodeadd(3),
       setnodeent(3)