Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/29/2003 22:39:44
Jason Thorpe <> writes:
> On Dec 29, 2003, at 12:41 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>> One point -- I think that this is a great idea, but that we should
>>> really be updating our resolver to the one from Bind 9
>>> *before* we hack on it any further, or we will make it even harder to
>>> import a new version.
>> I don't think that these few lines would make the work really harder.
> Agreed.

I think one of the reasons we've had trouble integrating newer
resolvers is that we keep hacking with a "we'll get to it later"
attitude, which among other things is the reason we don't have a
thread safe resolver in...