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



On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 06:41 -0500, Neal Becker wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> > 
> 
> I played with nscd but found it unsatisfactory.  Problem was it happily kept
> stale cache results for machines on dhcp.  I don't know if this is
> controllable, but if not, it seems pretty useless.

I don't think it respects the DNS TTL or something like that.

Dan



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