Issue #13097 has been updated by Shyouhei Urabe.

Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

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Feature #13097: Deprecate Socket.gethostbyaddr and Socket.gethostbyname
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/13097#change-62533

* Author: Vit Ondruch
* Status: Open
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Target version: 
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Is there a reason to keep these methods around? They were marked obsolete by POSIX.1-2001 and the POSIX.1-2008 removes the specifications of gethostbyname, gethostbyaddr recommending the use of getaddrinfo and getnameinfo instead. If they are kept because of Ruby backward compatibility, shouldn't they be re-implemented by these modern interfaces?



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