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  • resolv.rb

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Resolv::DNS::Name

A representation of a DNS name.

Public Class Methods

create(arg) click to toggle source

Creates a new DNS name from arg. arg can be:

Name

returns arg.

String

Creates a new Name.

 
               # File resolv.rb, line 1085
def self.create(arg)
  case arg
  when Name
    return arg
  when String
    return Name.new(Label.split(arg), /\.\z/ =~ arg ? true : false)
  else
    raise ArgumentError.new("cannot interpret as DNS name: #{arg.inspect}")
  end
end
            

Public Instance Methods

absolute?() click to toggle source

True if this name is absolute.

 
               # File resolv.rb, line 1108
def absolute?
  return @absolute
end
            
subdomain_of?(other) click to toggle source

Returns true if other is a subdomain.

Example:

domain = Resolv::DNS::Name.create("y.z")
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("w.x.y.z").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> true
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("x.y.z").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> true
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("y.z").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> false
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("z").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> false
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("x.y.z.").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> false
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("w.z").subdomain_of?(domain) #=> false
 
               # File resolv.rb, line 1133
def subdomain_of?(other)
  raise ArgumentError, "not a domain name: #{other.inspect}" unless Name === other
  return false if @absolute != other.absolute?
  other_len = other.length
  return false if @labels.length <= other_len
  return @labels[-other_len, other_len] == other.to_a
end
            
to_s() click to toggle source

returns the domain name as a string.

The domain name doesn’t have a trailing dot even if the name object is absolute.

Example:

p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("x.y.z.").to_s #=> "x.y.z"
p Resolv::DNS::Name.create("x.y.z").to_s #=> "x.y.z"
 
               # File resolv.rb, line 1168
def to_s
  return @labels.join('.')
end
            

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