ares_parse_ns_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type NS into a hostent
int ares_parse_ns_reply(const unsigned char *abuf, int alen,
struct hostent **host);
function parses the response to a query of type
NS into a struct hostent
. The parameters abuf
give the contents of the response. The result is stored in allocated memory
and a pointer to it stored into the variable pointed to by host
nameservers are stored into the aliases
field of the host
structure. It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting host
structure using ares_free_hostent(3)
when it is no longer needed.
can return any of the following values:
- The response was successfully parsed.
- The response was malformatted.
- The response did not contain an answer to the query.
- Memory was exhausted.
Written by Vlad Dinulescu <firstname.lastname@example.org>, on behalf of AVIRA