Net::DNS::FAQ − Frequently Asked Net::DNS Questions


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This document serves to answer the most frequently asked questions on both the Net::DNS Mailing List and those sent to the author.

The latest version of this FAQ can be found at−


What is Net::DNS?
Net::DNS is a perl implementation of a DNS resolver.


Where can I find Test::More?
Test::More is part of the Test-Simple packge, by Michael G Schwern. You should be able to find the distrubution here:−Simple/


Why does Net::DNS::Resolver::query() return undef when the ANSWER section is empty?
The short answer is, don’t use query(). Net::DNS::Resolver::send() will always return the answer packet, as long as an answer was received.

The longer answer is that query() is modeled after the res_query() function from the libresolv C library, which has similar behaviors.


 $Id: FAQ.pod 264 2005−04−06 09:16:15Z olaf $

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