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Michael Fuhr

NAME

Net::DNS::RR - DNS Resource Record class

SYNOPSIS

use Net::DNS::RR

DESCRIPTION

Net::DNS::RR is the base class for DNS Resource Record (RR) objects. See also the manual pages for each RR type.

METHODS

print

    $rrobj->print;

Prints the record to the standard output. Calls the string method to get the RR's string representation.

string

    print $rrobj->string, "\n";

Returns a string representation of the RR. Calls the rdatastr method to get the RR-specific data.

rdatastr

    $s = $rrobj->rdatastr;

Returns a string containing RR-specific data. Subclasses will need to implement this method.

name

    $name = $rrobj->name;

Returns the record's domain name.

type

    $type = $rrobj->type;

Returns the record's type.

class

    $class = $rrobj->class;

Returns the record's class.

ttl

    $ttl = $rrobj->ttl;

Returns the record's time-to-live (TTL).

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 1997 Michael Fuhr. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

perl(1), Net::DNS, Net::DNS::Resolver, Net::DNS::Packet, Net::DNS::Header, Net::DNS::Question, RFC 1035 Section 4.1.3