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.\" Copyright 2010 by Ben Greear <>
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.TH ARES_SET_LOCAL_IP6 3 "30 June 2010"
ares_set_local_ip6 \- Set local IPv6 address outgoing requests.
.B #include <ares.h>
.B void ares_set_local_ip6(ares_channel \fIchannel\fP, const unsigned char* \fIlocal_ip6\fP)
The \fBares_set_local_ip6\fP function sets the IPv6 address for outbound
IPv6 requests. This allows users to specify outbound interfaces when used
on multi-homed systems. The local_ip6 argument must be 16 bytes in length.
.BR ares_set_local_ip4 (3)
This function was added in c-ares 1.7.4
Ben Greear
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