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Re: NetworkManager ( & bind)



Dan Williams (dcbw redhat com) said: 
> It uses bind in a caching-nameserver functionality and named should
> _not_ be turned on my default in this configuration.  Use of bind as a
> caching nameserver was done to work around deficiencies of nscd and
> glibc and should allow user applications to be aware of changes
> to /etc/resolv.conf faster, since the applications actually just talk to
> 127.0.0.1 for the nameserver, and its the caching-nameserver that
> actually does the heavy lifting when /etc/resolv.conf changes since
> glibc isn't up to the task.

Why can't this be solved with nscd and use of 'nscd -i hosts' when
resolv.conf changes, out of curiousity?

Bill


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