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set_defhost

Name

set_defhost -- set default host name [DV]

Synopsis

set_defhost(host)

Parameters

host

New default host (string/None).

Return Type

string or None

Previous default host specification.

Exceptions

TypeError

Bad argument type, or too many arguments.

Description

set_defhost() sets the default host value for new connections. If None is supplied as parameter, environment variables will be used in future connections. It returns the previous setting for default host.