query on dns resolver

Dmitry Belyavsky beldmit at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 08:59:01 UTC 2020

OpenSSL uses gethostbyname/gethostbyaddr

grep -r gethost . will give you some clues

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 11:51 PM SIMON BABY <simonkbaby at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was looking at the openssl 1.0.2j code and trying to find how it
> resolves the dns domain name IP address from name.
> 1. Does it use the OS supported utilities like nslookup, gethostip etc?
> 2. Do we need a recursive dns server IP address to define in resolv.conf?
> 3. Can I  know the APIs and files where I can start looking (for the dns
> resolution).
> Thank you for your time.
> Regards
> Simon

SY, Dmitry Belyavsky
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