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Re: NSCD, Fedora, and busted DNS



On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 01:42 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-10-21 at 20:30 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> > Yo,
> <snip>
> > But most randomly annoying today, an strace shows that the Rhythmbox
> > application[0] thinks it's a good idea to do a DNS lookup *every* time
> > one changes track...lovely. Really stupid.
> 
> And what domain would that be? It wouldn't happen to be:
> - Amazon.com (covers)
> or
> - one of the lyrics websites (lyrics plugin)
> or
> - audioscrobbler.com (for the last.fm functionality)
> 
> We're working upstream on making all those disabled if NetworkManager
> doesn't see a network connection. See:
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=322266
> 
> In the meanwhile, those lookups would be normal.

Right. But even if NetworkManager detects a connection, that doesn't
mean it's actually working - moving to the track shouldn't block, the
lookup should be asynchronous ideally. It's still great software! :-)

Jon.



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