From: davef@tsoft-inc.com

> What i want to do, from a program, is supply a URL, and get back an IP
> address. Berically the same thing NSLOOKUP does, not as a utility,
> but from within a program.


You mean the host-name part of an URL?

> I've got to believe that VMS has a library routine to do this, can't
> find it. Can't find anything in the TCP/IP documentation, been
> searching the programming manual. Didn't find much in the freeware
> either, and that surprised me.


You mean gethostbyname()?

http://h71000.www7.hp.com/doc/82fina...ccess_bind_sec

You look at wget or curl?

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