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dn_skipname

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NAME

dn_skipname - Skips over a compressed domain name  

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc.a)  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>

#include <netinet/in.h>

#include <arpa/nameser.h>

#include <resolv.h>

int dn_skipname (
    u_char *comp_domain_name,
    u_char *end_of_message );  

PARAMETERS

Specifies a pointer to a compressed domain name. Specifies the end of the compressed domain name address.  

DESCRIPTION

The dn_skipname() function skips over a compressed domain name.

The dn_skipname() function is one of a set of subroutines that form the resolver, a set of functions that resolve domain names. Global information that is used by the resolver functions is kept in the _res data structure. The include/resolv.h file contains the _res structure definition.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the dn_skipname() function returns the size of the compressed domain name. If the dn_skipname() function fails, -1 is returned.

 

FILES

Defines name server and domain name structures, values, and constants.  

RELATED INFORMATION

Functions: res_init(3), res_mkquery(3), res_send(3), dn_comp(3), dn_expand(3), dn_find(3), _getshort(3), _getlong(3), putshort(3), putlong(3)

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