[erlang-questions] Is there any existing library code to parse a DNS response in binary form?

Sean Cribbs seancribbs@REDACTED
Mon Nov 16 04:39:55 CET 2009

You might find Geoff Cant's enet project useful:


It appears he has a decoder for DNS, ARP and a bunch of other protocols.


Jarrod Roberson wrote:
> I am writing a native erlang Bonjour / ZeroConf implementation and need to
> parse the resulting binary DNS response I get.
> Before I start down the road of bit syntax and all that I figured something
> this fundamental had to already exist.
> When I did a Python version of this there was already library code I could
> use to parse the results.
> I have searched Google and come up with nothing useful. Thanks in advance.

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