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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

* Steve Langasek <vorlon@netexpress.net> [030312 17:51]:
> > /etc/resolv.conf
> </snip>
> On any machine NOT using dhcp, resolv.conf MUST be persistent across
> reboots (it is, in fact, a config file).  I think the decision to store
> resolv.conf in /run instead of /etc by symlinking must be a site-specific
> one.  (DHCP-using systems with non-writeable root partitions are a
> minority.)

/etc/resolv.conf needs work anyway. It was a configuration file but is
no longer due to ppp/dhcp/...other dynamic thing...

/etc/resolv.conf is a configuration file on systems with
static connection and changed by the programs on systems with dynamic
connection, which is quite a strange situation.

I think this should be split in something holding a inital configuration
(perhaps with something like nameserver dynamic to allow it beeing
 changed) and the one acutally read by libresolv and others.

  Bernhard R. Link

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