LWRES_GAI_STRERROR

Section: BIND9 (3)
Updated: Jun 30, 2000
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NAME

gai_strerror - print suitable error string  

SYNOPSIS

#include <lwres/netdb.h>
char * gai_strerror(int ecode);
 

DESCRIPTION

lwres_gai_strerror()

returns an error message corresponding to an error code returned by getaddrinfo(). The following error codes and their meaning are defined in include/lwres/netdb.h.
EAI_ADDRFAMILY
address family for hostname not supported
EAI_AGAIN
temporary failure in name resolution
EAI_BADFLAGS
invalid value for ai_flags
EAI_FAIL
non-recoverable failure in name resolution
EAI_FAMILY
ai_family not supported
EAI_MEMORY
memory allocation failure
EAI_NODATA
no address associated with hostname
EAI_NONAME
hostname or servname not provided, or not known
EAI_SERVICE
servname not supported for ai_socktype
EAI_SOCKTYPE
ai_socktype not supported
EAI_SYSTEM
system error returned in errno The message invalid error code is returned if ecode is out of range.

ai_flags, ai_family and ai_socktype are elements of the struct addrinfo used by lwres_getaddrinfo().  

SEE ALSO

strerror(3), lwres_getaddrinfo(3), getaddrinfo(3), RFC2133().  

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