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Python interface for c-ares

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pycares is a Python module which provides an interface to c-ares. c-ares is a C library that performs DNS requests and name resolutions asynchronously.

Bundled c-ares

pycares currently bundles c-ares and as of pycares 1.0.0 this is a strong requirement. Upstream c-ares is not willing to apply a patch adding TTL support <http://c-ares.haxx.se/mail/c-ares-archive-2013-07/0005.shtml>_. I did apply the patch to the bundled c-ares, but unfortunately it breaks the ABI, so attempting to use a system provided c-ares is not possible.

Building

Linux:

./build_inplace

Mac OSX:

(XCode needs to be installed)
export ARCHFLAGS="-arch x86_64"
./build_inplace

Microsoft Windows (with Visual Studio 2008, 2010 or the Windows SDK):

./build_inplace

Microsoft Windows (with MinGW, not recommended):

(MinGW and MSYS need to be installed)
./build_inplace --compiler=mingw32

Running the test suite

There are several ways of running the test ruite:

  • Run the test with the current Python interpreter:

    From the toplevel directory, run: python tests.py

  • Use Tox to run the test suite in several virtualenvs with several interpreters

    From the toplevel directory, run: tox -e py27,py33,py34 this will run the test suite on Python 2.7, 3.3 and 3.4 (you’ll need to have them installed beforehand)

Author

Saúl Ibarra Corretgé <saghul@gmail.com>

License

Unless stated otherwise on-file pycares uses the MIT license, check LICENSE file.

Python versions

Python >= 2.7 and >= 3.3 are supported. Other older versions might work too, but they are not actively tested.

Contributing

If you’d like to contribute, fork the project, make a patch and send a pull request. Have a look at the surrounding code and please, make yours look alike :-)

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