Kazuho Oku

NAME

Net::DNS::Lite - a pure-perl DNS resolver with support for timeout

SYNOPSIS

    use Net::DNS::Lite qw(inet_aton);

    # drop-in replacement for Socket::inet_aton
    $Net::DNS::Lite::TIMEOUT = 5; # global timeout variable
    my $addr = inet_aton("www.google.com");

    # or per-query timeout
    my $addr = inet_aton("www.google.com", $timeout_in_seconds);

DESCRIPTION

This module provides a replacement function for Socket::inet_aton, with support for timeouts.

CONFIGURATION VARIABLES

$Net::DNS::Lite::TIMEOUT

maximum time (in seconds) inet_aton will block (default: 10)

$Net::DNS::Lite::CACHE

if set, Net::DNS::Lite will cache the DNS responses internally using the supplied cache object. The cache object should support get, set, and delete functions (default: none)

$Net::DNS::Lite::CACHE_TTL

maximum ttl of the cached entries (in seconds). Only has effect when $Net::DNS::Lite::CACHE is set.

AUTHOR

Kazuho Oku

The module is based on the excellent AnyEvent::DNS by mlehmann.

LICENSE

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See <http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html>