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Re: Bug#595081: ITP: openresolv -- management framework for resolv.conf

On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 15:17 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> We already have one of these called resolvconf, and it has plenty of bugs
> without adding a *second* framework for managing resolv.conf.  Please
> coordinate with the resolvconf maintainer and, preferably, merge your
> efforts with the existing package.

I tried many few years ago, but my patches were rejected (I forget why,
don't have the emails anymore), so I created my own variant from scratch
keeping a compatible commandline interface.

#477723 - author is trying to pass resolvconf off to a new maintainer
for over 2 years
The other resolvconf bugs do not affect openresolv, and openresolv also
solves many of them.

> (In fact, I think that should be a blocker and that the ftp team should
> reject any upload of a separate openresolv package.)

I find that a very narrow minded view.



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