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A library that performs asynchronous DNS operations

c-ares is a C library that performs DNS requests and name resolves asynchronously. c-ares is a fork of the library named 'ares', written by Greg Hudson at MIT.
Package version:1.6.0


This is c-ares, a forked version of the original ares. The original ares
README follows below, the c-ares specific details are in README.cares


This is ares, an asynchronous resolver library.  It is intended for
applications which need to perform DNS queries without blocking, or
need to perform multiple DNS queries in parallel. 



This package is based on ares 1.1.1 (written by Greg Hudson). I decided to
fork and release a separate project since the ares author didn't want the
improvements that were vital for our use of it.

This package is dubbed 'c-ares' since I (Daniel Stenberg) wanted this for use
within the curl project (hence the letter C) and it makes a nice pun. Also,
c-ares is not API compatible with


Major changes since:
* see the CHANGES file

Major changes in release 1.1.1:
* ares should now compile as C++ code (no longer uses reserved word
* Added SRV support to adig test program.
* Fixed a few error handling bugs in query processing.

Major changes in release 1.1.0:
* Added ares_free_string() function so that memory can be freed in the
  same layer as it is allocated, a desirab


  Changelog for the c-ares project

* December 9 2008 (Gisle Vanem)

  Fixes for Win32 targets using


Copyright (C) 2004 by Daniel Stenberg et al

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this so

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