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

Philippe Troin <phil@fifi.org> writes:

> I think that for DHCP users, we should have a lightweight caching-only
> DNS server running on the local machine. /etc/resolv.conf should point
> to this resolver, and the various DHCP clients should notify the
> caching-only DNS server of changes.

That's what nscd is.  It's been the recommended thing for laptop
users for at least a couple years.  Restart nscd whenever the DNS
server changes, and you have no problems.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - I am the rocks.
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