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Re: boot ordering and resolvconf

On Wed, 03 Jul 2013, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> Does that mean it's an RC bug for any non-manual process to overwrite
> [/etc/resolv.conf]? I'd be happy to file bugs.

I don't believe it's RC, but it's certainly a bug. [The fact that
dhclient does this when it's not called with appropriate arguments is
pretty annoying.]
> If I do [invocation of resolvconf] by hand, that information will
> never ever be overwritten by dhclient, NM, openvpn or tools, and it
> persists through reboots?

If you put that in /etc/rc.local and use an interface with high enough
priority to override everything else, sure.
> Ok, good, that's different from the behaviour I've seen in the past,
> but if that's fixd, that's great.

It's been updating files in a memory-backed filesystem for a very long
> Not sure what you mean by «resolver»?

Same thing you do.

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