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Re: BIND will completely drop D-BUS dynamic forwarders table support



On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 16:04 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> I think the solution is going to be to require the OS to have a caching
> nameserver on localhost (i.e. /etc/resolv.conf is always 127.0.0.1), and
> for NetworkManager to control that nameserver in some way.  If BIND is
> dropping support for configuring itself (i.e. it doesn't want to be a
> usable caching nameserver for roaming laptops), then dnsmasq may be what
> we need to use.

This is *exactly* what dnsmasq is designed for. From what I can tell,
the author added dbus support to dnsmasq *specifically* so
NetworkManager could use it. I'm not sure what's up with the disconnect
here. :)

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