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



On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 00:07 +0100, Tomas Janousek wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 09:12:28AM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > 2) Know that you have to call res_init() in response to that signal
> > 
> > Ideally we wouldn't have 2), but that's the state of things now.
> 
> I do in no way want to start any distro flame or something, but just in case
> any of you didn't notice, I'd like to add that Debian has been in this
> "ideally" state for some time.
> 
> They have a glibc patch that stats resolv.conf every time a resolving function
> is called. The resolv.conf file is managed by the resolvconf program and it's
> kept somewhere in /dev/shm. And, well, it simply works, all the time.

I tried to suggest that a few years ago but upstream glibc didn't want
to do that, which I guess is fine.  Maybe Fedora could just pick up that
patch, or start using nscd again by default.

Dan



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