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8.111 Net::netent

Returns information for a network. Overrides the core getnetbyname and getnetbyaddr functions with object-oriented versions that return Net::netent objects. The objects have methods that return the fields of the same name from the netent structure in netdb.h :

Field Description
addrtype Net address type
aliases Array of aliases
name Name of net
net Network number

You can access the structure fields either with the methods or by importing the fields into your namespace with the :FIELDS import tag and then accessing them by prepending n_ to the field name:

$net_obj->name()
$n_name
Net::netent exports the following:











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