Subject: Re: changing resolv.conf ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Atsushi Onoe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/27/2001 11:10:25
> i also fear there
> are applications that relies upon non-re-read of /etc/resolv.conf.
> i do this in operations - like, i want certain daemons to use
> nameserver A, while others to use nameserver B. I change
> /etc/resolv.conf before invoking A, and after invoking A.
There is no guarantee that res_init(3) is called exactly once. So I think
you rely on undocumented non-portable behavior, which can be changed.
| Initialization normally occurs on the first call to one of the following