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Re: Compare Host Names

by Corion (Pope)
on Dec 28, 2011 at 22:30 UTC ( #945427=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Compare Host Names

If doing serial lookups is enough for you, simply checking the results of gethostbyname should work, except for the problem of round-robin DNS.

As an alternative, the DNS modules (for example, AnyEvent::DNS) can do more lookups and in parallel. With those, you can possibly get all names for hostname entries, at least the synopsis of AnyEvent::DNS suggests so.

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Re^2: Compare Host Names
by pileofrogs (Priest) on Dec 28, 2011 at 22:38 UTC

    Yeah, it just seems like my example compare_host_names() function would already exist. And it would probably handle round robin or other things I haven't thought of.

    If it doesn't exist, I'm gonna write it.

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