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Manual Reference Pages  -  FIREDNS_GETIP6 (3)

NAME

firedns_getip6 - Create a query to resolve a hostname to an IPv6 address

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
Author
See Also

SYNOPSIS

#include <firedns.h>
-lfiredns

int firedns_getip6(const char * const name)

DESCRIPTION

firedns_getip6() creates and sends a request to resolve name to an IPv6 address. It returns a file descriptor that should be select(2)’ed upon (read set). When the file descriptor shows ready for reading call firedns_getresult(3) to retrieve the results.

RETURN VALUE

Returns an integer file descriptor that can be used the same as any other file descriptor. Returns -1 on error.

AUTHOR

Ian Gulliver <ian@penguinhosting.net>

SEE ALSO

libfiredns(3), firedns_getresult(3), select(2)
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