hostinfo - Utility for looking up hostnames and IP addresses

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic i586
Package filename hostinfo-2.2-alt6.i586.rpm
Package name hostinfo
Package version 2.2
Package release alt6
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category System/Configuration/Networking
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 27.71 KB
Installed size 27.71 KB
hostinfo is an utility for looking up hostnames and IP addresses.
It is a simple wrapper around gethostbyname(3) and gethostbyaddr(3);
thus, it uses a combination of the local system's "host database"
(/etc/hosts and/or NIS/NIS+) and the DNS resolver.


Package Version Architecture Repository
hostinfo-2.2-alt6.x86_64.rpm 2.2 x86_64 Classic
hostinfo - - -


Name Value
/lib/ - - - -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
hostinfo = 2.2-alt6


Name Value
net-tools < 0:1.60-alt10


Type URL
Binary Package hostinfo-2.2-alt6.i586.rpm
Source Package hostinfo-2.2-alt6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] i586 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install hostinfo rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install hostinfo




2013-04-19 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 2.2-alt6
- Fixed compilation warnings.
2008-10-27 - Dmitry V. Levin <> 2.2-alt5
- resolve: Fixed build with fresh glibc headers.

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