get/set YP domain name of current host
() function returns the YP domain
name for the current processor, as previously set by
(). The parameter
specifies the size of the
array. If insufficient space is
provided, the returned name is truncated. The returned name is always NUL
() sets the domain name of the host
machine to be name
, which has length
. This call is restricted to the
superuser and is normally used only when the system is bootstrapped.
If the call succeeds a value of 0 is returned. If the call fails, a value of -1
is returned and an error code is placed in the global variable
The following errors may be returned by these calls:
- The name parameter gave an
- The caller tried to set the domain name and was not the
function call appeared in SunOS
Domain names are limited to
characters, currently 256. This includes the terminating NUL character.
If the buffer passed to getdomainname
() is too
small, other operating systems may not guarantee termination with NUL.