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authorSteinar H. Gunderson <>2007-09-28 14:46:51 +0000
committerSteinar H. Gunderson <>2007-09-28 14:46:51 +0000
commit50ba81cd230f9054fa7c45cb4202ce8720c502b3 (patch)
tree277c02b995aacc09540ec58270e10cd1845ff2b3 /ares_query.3
parentb669e17544c0ff64d120b8a0df2677c59ccea8fd (diff)
Make the query callbacks return the number of timeouts that happened during the execution of a query, and update documentation accordingly. (Patch from the Google tree.)
Diffstat (limited to 'ares_query.3')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/ares_query.3 b/ares_query.3
index 4bd8b68..93f64b2 100644
--- a/ares_query.3
+++ b/ares_query.3
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ ares_query \- Initiate a single-question DNS query
.B #include <ares.h>
.B typedef void (*ares_callback)(void *\fIarg\fP, int \fIstatus\fP,
-.B unsigned char *\fIabuf\fP, int \fIalen\fP)
+.B int \fItimeouts\fP, unsigned char *\fIabuf\fP, int \fIalen\fP)
.B void ares_query(ares_channel \fIchannel\fP, const char *\fIname\fP,
.B int \fIdnsclass\fP, int \fItype\fP, ares_callback \fIcallback\fP,
@@ -124,6 +124,11 @@ The name service channel
.I channel
is being destroyed; the query will not be completed.
+The callback argument
+.I timeouts
+reports how many times a query timed out during the execution of the
+given request.
If the query completed (even if there was something wrong with it, as
indicated by some of the above error codes), the callback argument
.I abuf