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From: Christopher Kohlhoff (chris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-04 22:06:11

Hi Pedro,

Pedro Lamarão <pedro.lamarao_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I'm reformatting old example code, I'll try to populate
> > those pages with simpler, more to the point, example usage
> > today.
> Well, I did add _one_ new example usage to the docs, which I
> had to save from the old stuff by changing the implementation.
> The documentation is still here:
> More descriptive stuff here:
> What do the asio people think about this approach?
> I could work a patch out to put this stuff in and see
> what happens.

The post-review asio code has something quite similar which is
also called a 'resolver'. It was added to provide protocol
independence between IPv4 and IPv6, and is likewise based on
getaddrinfo() and getnameinfo(). For example:

  tcp::resolver r(io_service);
  tcp::resolver::query q("", "http");
  tcp::resolver::iterator i = r.resolve(q);
  tcp::resolver::iterator end;
  while (i != end)
    tcp::endpoint e = *i;

There's also a resolver::async_resolve() function.


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