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Name server queries with c or c++

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Where I can find examples how to program name server queries? I'm writing smtp client, which will accept internet addresess like somebody@company.com. I need to query mail server for company.com. I can do this by executing nslookup and piping result to file, but I'm looking more sophisticated solution. Any suggestions?

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First, why do you want to send the email directly to the recipient's email server? Wouldn't it be easier to just send the email to your ISP's SMTP server?

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i didn't understand exectlly what do you want but check c++builder there is everything you need for making an e-mail server<and you can check the help>
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Grab a copy of any linux distribution that includes its source code.  The nslookup utility as well as sendmail both have working examples of this.
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