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Re: Require packages to build without any configured DNS

Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 9/8/21 6:01 PM, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Now, that said, if the build process actually wants a DNS server to
> > run tests against, it should provide or depend on such a DNS server,
> > and configure it for such tests.
> Just to be 100% sure we're on the same page: that's *not* what dnspython
> is doing. It's a client library that's testing parsing of the
> /etc/resolv.conf format, and it just expects it to be there for parsing.

I understood that; I'd just wanted to make it clear that while programs
parsing /etc/resolv.conf should assume a nameserver on localhost if
/etc/resolv.conf doesn't exist, that doesn't mean that build processes
should actually require that such a nameserver be running.

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