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Re: End of caching-nameserver package



On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 09:05 -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> By the way, I always wanted to ask... we use caching-nameserver
> because the libc resolver can only do per-process caching versus
> system-wide caching, right?
> 
> If so, wouldn't nscd be a lighter weight daemon for this purpose?

dnsmasq is specifically designed for this purpose, and in fact upstream
has added dbus support to it specifically so it can integrate nicely
with NetworkManager. Why we're not using it, I don't know.

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