Olivier Thauvin

NAME

MMM::Host

DESCRIPTION

An object to retain host information

METHODS

new

Create a MMM::Host object from information found in hash passed as arguments.

    my $mirror MMM::Mirror->new( host => 'host.domain' );

hostname

Return the hostname of the host

revision

Return the revision of the entry. The revision is an id to identify if an entry is newer than another for same mirror.

refresh_revision

Reset revision to current timestamp

geo

Return the latitude and the longitude for this host

get_geo

Try to use various method to find latitude and longitude and return them

get_hostiploc

Get and set information from hostip.info website

get_dnsloc

Try to find geolocalisation from DNS LOC record

set_geo($latitude, $longitude)

Set the geolocalisation for this host

distance( $host )

Calcule the distance (angle in degrees) to another host

same_host($host)

Compare two host entry and return true if they identify the same computer

sync_host($host)

Get unknown values from $host if defined.

xml_output

Return a xml string describing this mirror.

See also <MMM::MirrorList::xml_output>

AUTHOR

Olivier Thauvin <nanardon@nanardon.zarb.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2006 Olivier Thauvin

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.