Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 01/01/2004 10:31:32
Thus spake Perry E. Metzger ("PEM> ") sometime Yesterday...
PEM> Another possibility -- maybe we are looking at this wrong? There are a
PEM> variety of conditions we might want to inform programs of ("you've
PEM> just been awakened after a deep sleep", "the network addresses have
PEM> all changed", "your resolv.conf is different"), and perhaps we should
PEM> come up with a more general mechanism for telling programs about such
PEM> Then, if you alter resolv.conf, run a program announcing "I've altered
PEM> resolv.conf" to the world and all will be well! :)
You mean like kill(pid,SIGHUP); or
static char *buf="resolv.conf has changed";
write (socketbuf, buf, sizeof(buf)); ?
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