ANNOUNCEMENT: NSD 1.2.0 released

Colm MacCarthaigh colm.maccarthaigh at
Wed Jul 9 15:53:56 UTC 2003

On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 05:47:51PM +0200, Erik Rozendaal wrote:
> The first byte contains the total length of the domain name in bytes 
> (not including the length byte itself).  This is how NSD stores names 
> internally.  You can try to use strdname from dname.[hc] and link this 
> into your plugin.  Note that strdname stores the result in a static 
> buffer, so subsequent calls will overwrite this.  But it is usually good 
> enough for registering data:
> nsd->register_data(nsd, id, strdname("", NULL), "data");
> Otherwise it should be something like this:
> \015\007example\003com   (where 15 octal is 13 decimal, 1+7 for the 
> "example" length+label, 1+3 for the "com" length+label, and 1+0 for the 
> "."/root length+label.)
> Hope this helps and works :)

Excellent! Thank you, would have taken me a while to find that.

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