finding authoritative nameservers
Ronald F. Guilmette
rfg at tristatelogic.com
Mon May 19 18:46:49 UTC 2008
In message <48316AF6.5030105 at gis.net>,
Danny Mayer <mayer at gis.net> wrote:
>Since dig +trace already does this why bother to write your own unless
>you just want to do it for your own edification?
Forking takes finite non-zero time & cycles.
I am writting an application that may perhaps become part of one or more
high volume MTA installations.
If performance matters, one does not want to be constantly forking dig
and/or parsing its verbose output. rather, one would prefer to go to
the proverbial horse's mouth, i.e. by programatically calling primitives
directly in order to obtain the desired information, directly.
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