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Re: nscd by default?



On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 10:18:21PM -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> 2008/6/6 Colin Walters <walters verbum org>:
> 
> > Per discussion here:
> >
> > http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-devel-list/2007-December/msg00355.html
> > and followup here:
> > http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-devel-list/2007-December/msg00409.html
> >
> > Is there a reason we aren't using nscd by default?
> >
> > I would say the current DNS situation is the most annoying desktop
> > networking-related bug in the OS.
> 
> 
> Or, as I think I point out somewhere in that thread, use dnsmasq which is
> designed to solve exactly this problem. And it even has a D-BUS interface.
> The only objection was something about DNSSEC. Which can always be fixed...

I'm not sure. As far as I know dnsmasq doesn't support recursion and
caching so you don't get any advantage when you enable it. (btw
recursion has to be supported to have DNSSEC-aware resolver)

Adam

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Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.


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