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Re: Add a minimal instance of named early in the boot

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 07:14:30PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> And remember that whatever is done should preserve the integrity of
> processes that look at resolv.conf early, and use the same data later,
> after the full named is started.  (Or maybe we should import OpenBSD's
> resolver library.)

is it thread-safe ? At one time I made our resolver library reload
resolv.conf when needed. Then I looked at porting this to a newer libc,
but it had been made thread-aware in the meantime, which made it
difficult enough for me to drop the ball.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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