Function SocketGetHostByName() Professional
Retrieves host information from a host name.
SocketGetHostByName( <cHostName>, ; [@<nError>] ) --> aHostInfo|NIL
The function returns an array containing host information, or NIL on failure. The following #define constants are available in the file SOCKET.CH to access the individual elements of the host array:
|HOSTINFO_CNAME||Character string containing the host name|
|HOSTINFO_ALIAS||One-dimensional array holding the alias names of the host. If no alias names exist, the array is empty.|
|HOSTINFO_NTYPE||Numeric value indicating address family. (always AF_INET for Windows sockets)|
|HOSTINFO_NLEN||Number of bytes required to encode the numeric IP address.|
|HOSTINFO_ADDR||One-dimensional array holding the numeric IP addresses of the host in network byte order.|
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