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Re: End of caching-nameserver package



Callum Lerwick (seg haxxed com) said: 
> 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.

NM doesn't actually use caching-nameserver at the moment.

Bill


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