Subject: Re: changing resolv.conf ?
To: Atsushi Onoe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Assar Westerlund <email@example.com>
Date: 07/27/2001 04:10:16
Atsushi Onoe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> You may want to call res_init() also when stat(2) fails with ENOENT.
The reasoning for not doing it was that it was probably better
continuing using the existing name servers rather than destroying
them, which I now see wouldn't happen. But what would be the point of
calling res_init in that case?
> And dhclient can be modified not to update /etc/resolv.conf unless
> the contents is changed.
Yeah, as an optimisation.
> - is mdnsd suitable in any environemnt?
Yes, when you're relying on mcast dns such as in a zeroconf network.
> - you may have to wait some seconds anyway to confirm there is
> no response.
You mean in the mcast dns case?