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



Tommi Virtanen said on Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 12:10:04PM +0300:
> > > programs after changing nets. Who volunteers to write a save
> > > reliablle forwarder, so that 127.0.0.1 can be put in there and 
> > > dhcp-clients only have to cange the forwarders file and send a sighup?
> > 
> > Just run a local cache like djbdns' dnscache, and forget the forwarding
> > altogether. That way you don't even need the HUP.
> 
> 	Not all networks
> 
> 	1) allow direct outgoing DNS traffic
> 
> 	2) even have a default route on all hosts/routers
> 
> 
> 	The forwarding version has more chances to work.
> 
> 	I'm fiddling with twisted's DNS resolver for my own use.

What about the lwres daemon from bind 9?  I think it's designed for this.  See
<http://www.nada.kth.se/kurser/kth/2D1392/02-03/arm/Bv9ARM.ch05.html> for some
(small) details.

M

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