c-ares-1.16.1

Introduction to c-ares

c-ares is a C library for asynchronous DNS requests.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.1 platform.

Package Information

c-ares Dependencies

Required

CMake-3.18.1

Installation of c-ares

Install c-ares by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

cmake  -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr .. &&
make

This package does not include a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Contents

Installed Programs: acountry, adig, and ahost
Installed Libraries: libcares.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

acountry

prints the country where an IPv4 address or host is located.

adig

queries information from DNS servers.

ahost

prints the A or AAAA record associated with a hostname or IP address.

libcares.so

is a C library for asynchronous DNS requests.

Last updated on 2020-05-27 20:25:09 -0500