[Vm-dev] Finding ip address for eth0?
philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 20:05:00 UTC 2009
2009/8/26 Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de>:
> Quick Unix question: How do I find out what the IP address for eth0/eth1 is?
> I thought NetNameResolver>>localHostAddress was supposed to return this but
> it returns consistently 127.0.0.1 which is fine from a purity point of view
> but utterly useless from any practical perspective ;-)
I reported exactly this a while ago and was told that the problem is
with me and not the code. Then I suggested that the code would be
changed to directly return 127.0.0.1. That would achieve the same
result more efficiently. Somehow that never got implemented though.
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