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_getlong

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NAME

_getlong - Retrieves 32-bit quantities from a byte stream  

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc.a)  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>

#include <netinet/in.h>

#include <arpa/nameser.h>

#include <resolv.h>

unsigned int _getlong (        u_char *message_ptr );
 

PARAMETERS

Specifies a pointer into the byte stream.  

DESCRIPTION

The _getlong() function gets 32-bit quantities from the byte stream or arbitrary byte boundaries.

The _getlong() function is one of a set of subroutines that form the resolver, a set of functions that resolves 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 data structure definition.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the _getlong() function returns an unsigned int (32-bit) value.  

FILES

Defines name server and domain names.  

RELATED INFORMATION

Functions: res_init(3), res_mkquery(3), res_send(3), dn_comp(3), dn_expand(3), dn_find(3), getshort(3), putshort(3), putlong(3), dn_skipname(3) delim off


 

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