Re: local nameserver support

On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 11:59 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 10:49 -0500, Daniel Gryniewicz wrote:
> > How about something smaller and faster than bind, such as dnsmasq?
> I used BIND because most OSes ship it.  I'm open to investigation of
> other alternatives such as dnsmasq, maradns, etc.  In particular I'm
> interested in DNS servers which provide a shared library for running
> them in-process.
> But I'd rather focus on getting the rest of the architecture working
> than replacing what currently exists in order to just e.g. save a bit of
> memory.

Well, my suggestion was because of distros like gentoo that don't ship
bind.  I'd rather not have to install it on my laptop. :(  

How about adding invoking the dns server to the distro-specific backend?
That way, gentoo could make it depend on dnsmasq, or something, rather
than on bind.


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