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.TH ARES_DESTROY 3 "7 December 2004"
ares_destroy \- Destroy a resolver channel
.B #include <ares.h>
.B void ares_destroy(ares_channel \fIchannel\fP)
.B ares_destroy
function destroys the name service channel identified by
.IR channel ,
freeing all memory and closing all sockets used by the channel.
.B ares_destroy
invokes the callbacks for each pending query on the channel, passing a
status of
These calls give the callbacks a chance to clean up any state which
might have been stored in their arguments.
.BR ares_init (3),
.BR ares_cancel (3)
Greg Hudson, MIT Information Systems
Copyright 1998 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.