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