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ARES_DESTROY(3) 					     Library Functions Manual						   ARES_DESTROY(3)

NAME
ares_destroy - Destroy a resolver channel SYNOPSIS
#include <ares.h> void ares_destroy(ares_channel channel) DESCRIPTION
The ares_destroy function destroys the name service channel identified by channel, freeing all memory and closing all sockets used by the channel. ares_destroy invokes the callbacks for each pending query on the channel, passing a status of ARES_EDESTRUCTION. These calls give the callbacks a chance to clean up any state which might have been stored in their arguments. A callback must not add new requests to a channel being destroyed. SEE ALSO
ares_init(3), ares_cancel(3) AUTHOR
Greg Hudson, MIT Information Systems Copyright 1998 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 7 December 2004 ARES_DESTROY(3)

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ARES_GETHOSTBYADDR(3)					     Library Functions Manual					     ARES_GETHOSTBYADDR(3)

NAME
ares_gethostbyaddr - Initiate a host query by address SYNOPSIS
#include <ares.h> typedef void (*ares_host_callback)(void *arg, int status, int timeouts, struct hostent *hostent) void ares_gethostbyaddr(ares_channel channel, const void *addr, int addrlen, int family, ares_host_callback callback, void *arg) DESCRIPTION
The ares_gethostbyaddr function initiates a host query by address on the name service channel identified by channel. The parameters addr and addrlen give the address as a series of bytes, and family gives the type of address. When the query is complete or has failed, the ares library will invoke callback. Completion or failure of the query may happen immediately, or may happen during a later call to ares_process(3), ares_destroy(3) or ares_cancel(3). The callback argument arg is copied from the ares_gethostbyaddr argument arg. The callback argument status indicates whether the query succeeded and, if not, how it failed. It may have any of the following values: ARES_SUCCESS The host lookup completed successfully. ARES_ENOTIMP The ares library does not know how to look up addresses of type family. ARES_ENOTFOUND The address addr was not found. ARES_ENOMEM Memory was exhausted. ARES_ECANCELLED The query was cancelled. ARES_EDESTRUCTION The name service channel channel is being destroyed; the query will not be completed. The callback argument timeouts reports how many times a query timed out during the execution of the given request. On successful completion of the query, the callback argument hostent points to a struct hostent containing the name of the host returned by the query. The callback need not and should not attempt to free the memory pointed to by hostent; the ares library will free it when the callback returns. If the query did not complete successfully, hostent will be NULL. SEE ALSO
ares_process(3), ares_gethostbyname(3) AUTHOR
Greg Hudson, MIT Information Systems Copyright 1998 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 24 July 1998 ARES_GETHOSTBYADDR(3)
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