search algorithm in DNS

John Levine johnl at
Thu Nov 9 02:28:48 UTC 2017

In article <mailman.21.1510187088.749.bind-users at> you write:
>I am Munkhbaatar, a master course student studying on mechanism and algorithm of DNS.I want to search algorithm in DNS, but
>i have not found the documents clearly explaining this on the web.I guess it's just a "list search", but I am not
>sure.Please tell me the details of the search algorithm. 

There is no search algorithm, only exact match.  See RFCs 1034, 1035, and 2181.


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