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

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> writes:

> 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.

nscd is more than just a caching DNS server... And last time I looked
at it (which was maybe one and a half year earlier), it was quite


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