Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/31/2003 16:08:12
On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 09:47:38AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> (Simon J. Gerraty) writes:
> > Is kqueue the right solution then?  How bad would it be to simply
> > open resolv.conf and fstat it?
> I think that might actually be the right solution.

I don't think so, see my previous answerw. To catch all the possible changes
kqueue does, you need stat(), not fstat().

Manuel Bouyer <>
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