[Interest] QDnsLookup - which server is used for lookups?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jun 25 07:36:27 CEST 2013

On terça-feira, 25 de junho de 2013 07.09.32, Sven Putze wrote:
> > It uses whatever libresolv (Unix) or DnsQuery_W (Windows) use. libresolv
> > will read /etc/resolv.conf -- in fact, that's why this file has that
> > name.
> > 
> > To change the server, edit the file.
> That's what I feared. Doesn't help me for what I have in mind (a special
> version of nslookup for logon scripts where I can dictate the DNS servers
> to use - specific for our environmental needs). Now I will stick on calling
> nslookup an parsing the output. Anyway: thank you all for the answers :-D

The feature could be added.

It's not very difficult, since both OS-level functions support specifying an 
optional list of servers to be queried.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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