Section: C Library Functions (3)Updated: 20 Nov 2009Local indexUp
ares_parse_aaaa_reply - Parse a reply to a DNS query of type AAAA
#include <ares.h>int ares_parse_aaaa_reply(const unsigned char *abuf, int alen,
struct hostent **host,
struct ares_addr6ttl *addrttls, int *naddrttls);
function parses the response to a query of type AAAA into a
and/or an array of
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
if host is nonnull.
It is the caller's responsibility to free the resulting host structure
when it is no longer needed.
are both nonnull,
then up to *naddrttls
records are stored in the array pointed to by addrttls,
and then *naddrttls is set to the number of records so stored.
Note that the memory for these records is supplied by the caller.
can return any of the following values:
The response was successfully parsed.
The response was malformatted.
The response did not contain an answer to the query.