Introduction to c-ares

c-ares is a C library for asynchronous DNS requests.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.4 platform.

Package Information

Installation of c-ares

Install c-ares by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

cmake  -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr .. &&

This package does not include a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Library: libcares.so

Short Descriptions


A C library for asynchronous DNS requests.

Last updated on 2019-02-15 13:01:29 -0800