Annotation of wikisrc/individual-software-releases/libbsdnet.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! wiki        1: 
        !             2: 
        !             3: The libbsdnet suite provides functions and documentation for communicating     
        !             4: with domain name servers, retrieving network host entries from
        !             5: /etc/hosts or via DNS, converting CIDR network addresses, performing
        !             6: Hesiod information lookups, retrieving network entries from
        !             7: /etc/networks, implementing TSIG transaction/request security of
        !             8: DNS messages, performing name-to-address and address-to-name
        !             9: translations, and utilizing /etc/resolv.conf for resolver configuration.
        !            10: 
        !            11: Historically, much of the code is derived from the CSRG BSD distributions, such
        !            12: as the the old BSD gethostbyname() API.  It was previously also maintained by ISC and distributed with BIND
        !            13: and libbind.  The handoff of the maintainership from ISC to NetBSD happened in July 2013.

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