Annotation of wikisrc/individual-software-releases/libbsdnet.mdwn, revision 1.1
1.1 ! wiki 1:
! 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.
! 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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