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Re: Resolvconf -- a package to manage /etc/resolv.conf

On Sun, 2003-07-06 at 01:00, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> You should think of a mechanism for daemons to get notified about
> changes in resolv.conf.

There is already such a mechanism.  See below.

> Like providing a function to register a script
> and a list of arguments (like the PID of the program to
> notify). Whenever the resolv.conf changes all currently registered
> scripts would be called with their respective arguments.
> The simplest form would be:
> resolv.conf-register /etc/init.d/squid reload
> That would make squid to reload its config each time a nameserver is
> added or removed.

Currently, scripts in /etc/resolvconf/update.d/ get run when
resolver information changes.  So, would it suffice to create
/etc/resolvconf/update.d/squid containing the following?
    /etc/init.d/squid reload

Thomas Hood

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