[Python-checkins] bpo-42620: Improve socket.getsockname doc string (GH-23742)

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commit: cf3565ca9a7ed0f7decd000e41fa3de400986e4d
branch: master
author: Christian Heimes <christian at python.org>
committer: miss-islington <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
date: 2020-12-22T23:25:57-08:00

bpo-42620: Improve socket.getsockname doc string (GH-23742)

Signed-off-by: Christian Heimes <christian at python.org>

M Modules/socketmodule.c

diff --git a/Modules/socketmodule.c b/Modules/socketmodule.c
index f8e4de5825f7a..bb33db0fa47b8 100644
--- a/Modules/socketmodule.c
+++ b/Modules/socketmodule.c
@@ -3365,8 +3365,9 @@ sock_getsockname(PySocketSockObject *s, PyObject *Py_UNUSED(ignored))
 "getsockname() -> address info\n\
-Return the address of the local endpoint.  For IP sockets, the address\n\
-info is a pair (hostaddr, port).");
+Return the address of the local endpoint. The format depends on the\n\
+address family. For IPv4 sockets, the address info is a pair\n\
+(hostaddr, port).");
 #ifdef HAVE_GETPEERNAME         /* Cray APP doesn't have this :-( */

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