ares_parse_naptr_reply man page

ares_parse_naptr_reply — Parse a reply to a DNS query of type NAPTR

Synopsis

#include <ares.h>

int ares_parse_naptr_reply(const unsigned char* abuf, int alen,
struct ares_naptr_reply** naptr_out);

Description

The ares_parse_naptr_reply function parses the response to a query of type NAPTR into a linked list of struct ares_naptr_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 naptr_out. It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting naptr_out structure when it is no longer needed using the function ares_free_data

The structure ares_naptr_reply contains the following fields:

struct ares_naptr_reply {
    struct ares_naptr_reply *next;
    unsigned char *flags;
    unsigned char *service;
    unsigned char *regexp;
    char *replacement;
    unsigned short order;
    unsigned short preference;
};

Return Values

ares_parse_naptr_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 1.7.6.

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

Info

23 February 2012