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    SubjectRe: Small Help required!!!
    Date wrote on 10/30/2004 08:32:55 AM:

    > hi,
    > I needed some information about how to proceed with implementing a Name
    > Switch Server plugin that
    > allows to resolve multicast DNS names using normal libc calls(such as
    > gethostbyname()).

    > If someone has knowledge in this regard,please mail me back.

    I think this will already work as-is. All you should need to do is
    register the multicast address in the DNS server.

    Have you tried it? Some well-known multicast addresses (like NTP's) are
    commonly registered with root servers already.

    I haven't tried using "gethostbyame()" on a multicast address that is
    registered, but I'm not aware of any checks on the class of the address
    in any of the code.


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