Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/2003 19:52:54
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On Dec 29, 2003, at 7:39 PM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> 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...
That's not the only reason. There have been strong technical arguments
against using the Bind9 resolver code. I don't see those technical
issues being addressed any time soon. No one has even proposed a plan
of attack for which there is general consensus to go ahead with.
Therefore, I see absolutely no reason to hold back on an EXTREMELY
useful improvement to the existing resolver code.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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