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ARES_PARSE_SRV_REPLY(3) Library Functions Manual ARES_PARSE_SRV_REPLY(3)

NAME

ares_parse_srv_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type SRV

SYNOPSIS

#include <ares.h>
int ares_parse_srv_reply(const unsigned char* abuf, int alen,
struct ares_srv_reply** srv_out);

DESCRIPTION

The ares_parse_srv_reply function parses the response to a query of type SRV into a linked list of struct ares_srv_reply The parameters abuf and alen 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 srv_out. It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting srv_out structure when it is no longer needed using the function ares_free_data
The structure ares_srv_reply contains the following fields:
 

struct ares_srv_reply {
    struct ares_srv_reply  *next;
    unsigned short weight;
    unsigned short priority;
    unsigned short port;
    char *host;
};

RETURN VALUES

ares_parse_srv_reply can return any of the following values:
ARES_SUCCESS
The response was successfully parsed.
ARES_EBADRESP
The response was malformatted.
ARES_ENODATA
The response did not contain an answer to the query.
ARES_ENOMEM
Memory was exhausted.

AVAILABILITY

This function was first introduced in c-ares version 1.7.0.

SEE ALSO

ares_query(3) ares_free_data(3)

AUTHOR

Written by Jakub Hrozek <jhrozek@redhat.com>, on behalf of Red Hat, Inc http://www.redhat.com
4 August 2009