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ares_inet_ntop - Man Page

convert a network format address to presentation format


#include <ares.h>

const char *ares_inet_ntop(int af, const void *src, char *dst,
                           ares_socklen_t size);


This is a portable version with the identical functionality of the commonly available inet_ntop.

The ares_inet_ntop() function converts a numeric address into a text string suitable for presentation. The af argument shall specify the family of the address. This can be AF_INET or AF_INET6.  The src argument points to a buffer holding an IPv4 address if the af argument is AF_INET, or an IPv6 address if the af argument is AF_INET6; the address must be in network byte order. The dst argument points to a buffer where the function stores the resulting text string; it shall not be NULL. The size argument specifies the size of this buffer, which shall be large enough to hold the text string (INET_ADDRSTRLEN (16) characters for IPv4, INET6_ADDRSTRLEN (46) characters for IPv6).

See Also

ares_init(3), ares_inet_pton(3)


made properly publicly available in c-ares for real in version 1.10.0

Referenced By


17 Feb 2013