[maemo-users] Noob Questions

From: Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Date: Thu Dec 13 17:34:01 EET 2007
En/na Kalle Valo ha escrit:

>> Why it was used instead of, say, resolvconf?
> To be able to update DNS servers without restarting applications. With
> resolvconf you would have to restart the applications, or the
> application would need to poll /etc/resolv.conf for changes (which is
> ugly and unmaintainable). Glibc resolver does not support updating of
> /etc/resolv.conf on the fly.

Afaik it does (it is used at least by debian and mandriva).
However, I see that resolvconf needs bash, so that's perhaps the reason 
it isn't used on the tablet.


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