lwres_gai_strerror man page

lwres_gai_strerror — print suitable error string

Synopsis

#include <lwres/netdb.h>

char * gai_strerror(int ecode);

Description

lwres_gai_strerror() returns an error message corresponding to an error code returned by getaddrinfo(). The following error codes and their meaning are defined in include/lwres/netdb.h.

EAI_ADDRFAMILY

address family for hostname not supported

EAI_AGAIN

temporary failure in name resolution

EAI_BADFLAGS

invalid value for ai_flags

EAI_FAIL

non-recoverable failure in name resolution

EAI_FAMILY

ai_family not supported

EAI_MEMORY

memory allocation failure

EAI_NODATA

no address associated with hostname

EAI_NONAME

hostname or servname not provided, or not known

EAI_SERVICE

servname not supported for ai_socktype

EAI_SOCKTYPE

ai_socktype not supported

EAI_SYSTEM

system error returned in errno

The message invalid error code is returned if ecode is out of range.

ai_flags, ai_family and ai_socktype are elements of the struct addrinfo used by lwres_getaddrinfo().

See Also

strerror(3), lwres_getaddrinfo(3), getaddrinfo(3), RFC2133().

Author

Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

Referenced By

lwres_getaddrinfo(3).

2007-06-18 ISC BIND9