Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/31/2003 12:56:08
Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
> 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().

Fine. Either way, though, we win.