ares_parse_srv_reply

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

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