Re: boot ordering and resolvconf
]] Ian Jackson
> Ian Jackson writes ("Re: boot ordering and resolvconf"):
> > I think the first thing to do is recognise the underlying problem. To
> > fix this problem properly we need a coherent system design. The two
> > designs lead to different sets of fixes.
> > A. resolv.conf is a static file which changes only very rarely.
> > B. resolv.conf is not static and may change due to network
> > environment changes.
> > The difficulty with plan A is probably [this requirement:]
> > 4. Therefore in most installations there should be a local
> > proxy or cache. It should use DHCP-provided, PPP-provided or
> > similar, as a forwarder. The local DNS provider address
> > should be owned by whatever proxy or cache is installed.
> Is there some reason not to use dnsmasq for this ?
It doesn't support DNSSEC. If we're going to put a local resolver on
all machines, it should support DNSSEC.
Tollef Fog Heen
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