resolv.conf option for nameserver with specific port number

Chris Thompson cet1 at
Sun May 20 00:07:21 UTC 2007

On May 19 2007, Peter Dambier wrote:

>Normall you should be able to tune the port in /etc/services
>domain          53/tcp          # Domain Name Server
>domain          53/udp          # Domain Name Server
>But I have seen it working for other services, but not for dns.

Is there _any_ resolver library that uses getservbyname() to get
the port number? I doubt it.

Chris Thompson
Email: cet1 at

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