Package libbind-devel

Header files for ISC's libbind

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/libbind/

libbind-devel provides header files and documentation for development with
ISC's libbind

Library Functions (Section 3)
libbind_getaddrinfo
The getaddrinfo() function is defined for protocol-independent nodename-to-address translation. It performs functionality of gethostbyname(3) and...
libbind_gethostbyname
Gethostbyname(), gethostbyname2(), and gethostbyaddr() each return a pointer to a hostent structure (see below) describing an internet host referenced by name...
libbind_getipnodebyname
Getipnodebyname(), and getipnodebyaddr() each return a pointer to a hostent structure (see below) describing an internet host referenced by name or by address...
libbind_getnameinfo
The getnameinfo() function is defined for protocol-independent address-to-nodename translation. It performs functionality of gethostbyaddr(3) and...
libbind_getnetent
The getnetent(), getnetbyname(), and getnetbyaddr() subroutines each return a pointer to an object with the following structure containing the broken-out fields...
libbind_hesiod
This family of functions allows you to perform lookups of Hesiod information, which is stored as text records in the Domain Name Service. To perform lookups...
libbind_inet_cidr
These routines are used for converting addresses to and from network and presentation forms with CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) representation, embedded...
libbind_resolver
These routines are used for making, sending and interpreting query and reply messages with Internet domain name servers. State information is kept in statp and...
libbind_tsig
The TSIG routines are used to implement transaction/request security of DNS messages. ns_sign() and ns_verify() are the basic routines. ns_sign_tcp() and...
File Formats (Section 5)
libbind_irs.conf
The irs(3) functions are a set of routines in the C library which provide access to various system maps. The maps that irs currently controls are the following...
libbind_resolver
The resolver is a set of routines in the C library (resolve(3)) that provide access to the Internet Domain Name System. The resolver configuration file contains...
Miscellanea (Section 7)
libbind_hostname
Hostnames are domains. A domain is a hierarchical, dot-separated list of subdomains. For example, the machine “monet”, in the “Berkeley” subdomain of the “EDU”...