Re: Nameserver-pushing mechanism
On Sat, 2003-04-12 at 02:34, Jeremie Koenig wrote:
> Sounds quite good. But I have a suggestion about going one step further:
> include the whole thing into ifupdown.
In the following, where you write '/etc/resolv-update.d' I guess you
meant to say '/etc/network/resolv-update.d' since /etc/network is
where ifupdown stores its configuration files.
> Underlying programs to configure interfaces (dhcpcd, pppd, ...) would
> put their resolv.conf data in /run/network/resolv.d/<interface>. They
> have no need to call any script to do the update, ifupdown manages it
To change my suggestion into yours:
* Move files from /run/resolver/interfaces/ to /run/network/resolv.d/
* Move files from /etc/resolver/update.d to /etc/network/resolv-update.d
* Make the latter scripts get their resolv.conf data from stdin
instead of from the /run/network/resolv.d/* files
* Rename "/etc/init.d/resolver reload" to "push-resolvers"
* Make ifupdown call push-resolvers instead of using a script in
The only significant difference is that you would put everything in
the ifupdown package. Why do that?
> We will also need that ifupdown waits until ppp/dhcp has finished before
> exiting. This has to be done someday, anyway. /run makes it possible,
> since we can create, for instance, a /run/network/pid.ppp0 file to be
> killed -HUP from /etc/ppp/ip(up|down).d/0ifupdown.
I don't understand this. Why do you want ifupdown not to exit
until while ppp or dhclient are running?
if(up|down) wasn't designed to run as a daemon.
Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org>