Subject: Re: re-reading /etc/resolv.conf on change
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/06/2004 20:25:40
On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 09:19:20AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> Uh, I don't really see how this is a better solution. resolv.conf is
> not a configuration file that gethostby*() should ever have to care
> about. This is a violation of abstraction, pure and simple. The
> underlying resolver code should be the one to re-initialize, if
I guess gethostby* has to call the res_* functions if /etc/nsswitch.conf
tells it to (or maybe it's lower in the nsswitch functions, I don't know).
My intend it to add this at the same place the resolver routines are
But I didn't look at the code yet.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
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