May 26, 2018
Easy to use asynchronous-capable DNS client library and utilities
adns is a resolver library for C and C++ programs. In contrast with the existing interfaces, gethostbyname et al and libresolv, it has the following features
- It is reasonably easy to use for simple programs which just want to translate names to addresses, look up MX records, etc.
- It can be used in an asynchronous, non-blocking, manner. Many queries can be handled simultaneously.
Technical note adns requires a real nameserver like BIND or
Dents running on the same system or a nearby one, which must be
willing to provide
recursive service'. I.e., adns is a stub