idn2_lookup_ul man page

idn2_lookup_ul — API function


#include <idn2.h>

int idn2_lookup_ul(const char * src, char ** lookupname, int flags);


const char * src

input zero-terminated locale encoded string.

char ** lookupname

newly allocated output variable with name to lookup in DNS.

int flags

optional idn2_flags to modify behaviour.


Perform IDNA2008 lookup string conversion on domain name  src , as described in section 5 of RFC 5891.  Note that the input is assumed to be encoded in the locale's default coding system, and will be transcoded to UTF-8 and NFC normalized by this function.

Pass IDN2_ALABEL_ROUNDTRIP in  flags to convert any input A-labels to U-labels and perform additional testing.  Pass IDN2_TRANSITIONAL to enable Unicode TR46 transitional processing, and IDN2_NONTRANSITIONAL to enable Unicode TR46 non-transitional processing.  Multiple flags may be specified by binary or:ing them together, for example IDN2_ALABEL_ROUNDTRIP | IDN2_NONTRANSITIONAL.  The IDN2_NFC_INPUT in  flags is always enabled in this function.

After version 0.11:  lookupname may be NULL to test lookup of  src without allocating memory.


On successful conversion IDN2_OK is returned, if conversion from locale to UTF-8 fails then IDN2_ICONV_FAIL is returned, if the output domain or any label would have been too long IDN2_TOO_BIG_DOMAIN or IDN2_TOO_BIG_LABEL is returned, or another error code is returned.



See Also

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