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Re: libcurl function to specify IP address of webserver (bypassing DNS)

From: Dan Winship <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 10:35:03 -0400

> Any ideas on how to do this effectively would be very
> useful to many users. Given that libdenise (Curl
> asynch DNS sister library) is not progressing, it
> would be helpful to show how Curl could be easily
> interface with glibc asynch DNS.

Another possibility is

It has an MIT-style license (go figure) and works basically like the
multi interface in curl (you ask it to fill in some fdsets, and then
call ares_process() when they're ready). Doesn't do IPv6 though.

-- Dan

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Received on 2003-07-16