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Manual Reference Pages  -  ARES_PARSE_AAAA_REPLY (3)

NAME

ares_parse_aaaa_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type AAAA

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS


#include <ares.h> 

int ares_parse_aaaa_reply(const unsigned char *abuf, int alen, struct hostent **host, struct ares_addr6ttl *addrttls, int *naddrttls);

DESCRIPTION

The ares_parse_aaaa_reply function parses the response to a query of type AAAA into a struct hostent and/or an array of struct ares_addr6ttl. 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 host, if host is nonnull. It is the caller’s responsibility to free the resulting host structure using ares_free_hostent(3) when it is no longer needed.

If addrttls and naddrttls are both nonnull, then up to *naddrttls struct ares_addr6ttl records are stored in the array pointed to by addrttls, and then *naddrttls is set to the number of records so stored. Note that the memory for these records is supplied by the caller.

RETURN VALUES

ares_parse_aaaa_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.

SEE ALSO

ares_gethostbyname(3), ares_free_hostent(3)

AUTHOR

Dominick Meglio
Copyright 2005 by Dominick Meglio.
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