I've used this module for years and years and I don't think much about it. It's just plumbing and it consistently works. The documentation is very sufficient and when I need to do anything even slightly complicated this module handles it very capably.
I found this module to be an amazingly useful tool, but a bit obtuse to get started with, perhaps just because it's so large. However, some of the examples helped tremendously. This module would rate 5 stars in my book if it had some more example scripts or perhaps improved documentation.
Some things weren't immediately obvious like what to do with a Net::DNS::Packet returned from Net::DNS::Resolver->new->search. Which said it was returning a $packet, but made no reference to Net::DNS::Packet. A few more hyperlinks here and there and a few more examples could have saved me a little time. Other than that, great module.
As usual, builds flawlessly in SOlaris 8 and Solaris 10 using the stock Solaris Perl and the SUnfreeware gcc package. Extensive and easily accessible documentation for each RR. Can't live without it!
My only gripe so far is the lack of a method for RR objects that would allow extracting of hostnames from a query answer using a single function call. Of course, that functionality is trivial to implement, so it's not a big problem.
Otherwise, the Net::DNS module is highly functional and useable!
Net::DNS rocks right out of the box. Supports all the latest bells
and whistles and has a clean interface. The documentation is clear with lots of good examples.
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