[maemo-developers] cannot resolve repository

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Tue Nov 20 17:43:54 EET 2007
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 05:35:24PM +0200, Aleksandr Koltsoff wrote:
> Actually what you could/should do, is as follows:
> 1) Install dnsmasq on your real host. Defaults should be ok, no need to
> mess with your real host resolv.conf. Dnsmasq will read that and update
> it's own internals when/if necessary automatically. Also, if using
> Debian/Ubuntu, you don't need to touch dnsmasq default setup. It will
> work out of the box.
> 2) Modify the /etc/resolv.conf in your sbox targets to read:
> nameserver

And also /scratchbox/etc/resolv.conf.

> This way sbox name resolution will use the dnsmasq that is running on
> your real host, and you'll never have to touch your sbox resolv.conf again.
> Very useful when using the machine in dhcp environments and/or traveling
> around.

Marius Gedminas
Attempts to stick to simple on-or-off options lead to monsters like gcc, which
now has so many flags that programmers are using genetic algorithms to explore
        -- http://www.third-bit.com/~gvwilson/xmlprog.html
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