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Re: bin/48379: resolv.conf symlink changes not picked up by resolver
On 13 November 2013 17:35, Joerg Sonnenberger
> The following reply was made to PR bin/48379; it has been noted by GNATS.
> > >Synopsis: resolv.conf symlink changes not picked up by resolver
> I don't think it is reasonable to expect that to work.
> The system would have to monitor not only the symlink, but e.g. all
> directories involved. Consider
> /etc/resolv.conf -> /a/b
I would have thought checking readlink() plus dev+ino would be pretty
The PR was a followup to a question from Christos. I'd also be quite
happy if the current mechanism and limitations was documented in
resolver(3) or similar - right now from a user perspective its just
magic. Very cool magic, but undocumented and uncertain in the face of
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