The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7
IEEE Std 1003.1-2008, 2016 Edition
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gethostid - get an identifier for the current host
The gethostid() function shall retrieve a 32-bit identifier for the current host.
Upon successful completion, gethostid() shall return an identifier for the current host.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
This volume of POSIX.1-2008 does not define the domain in which the return value is unique.
First released in Issue 4, Version 2.
Moved from X/OPEN UNIX extension to BASE.
End of informative text.
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