Package hesiod

Shared libraries for querying the Hesiod naming service

Hesiod is a system which uses existing DNS functionality to provide access
to databases of information that changes infrequently. It is often used to
distribute information kept in the /etc/passwd, /etc/group, and /etc/printcap
files, among others.

General Commands
Command Description
hesinfo find out what is stored in the Hesiod database
File Formats
File Description
hesiod.conf Configuration file for the Hesiod library