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Re: use of lwresd?
On Mon, 14 Jul 2008 19:27:39 -0400
Thor Lancelot Simon <tls%rek.tjls.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 02:45:29PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > When I installed bind9 from pkgsrc, there was an rc.d file for
> > lwresd. Does our resolver library support it? Do I need to add
> > something to nsswitch.conf? As best I can tell, it's not working
> > for me.
> To use lwresd, you have to link your application to a special library
> which uses its local protocol instead of full DNS queries. Maybe we
> should ship an nsswitch module which does that?
That would be my very strong recommendation. Without it, there's a lot
less point to the daemon.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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