On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 14:38 -0400, Will Dyson wrote: > On 7/28/05, Steev <steev steev net> wrote: > > Will Dyson wrote: > > > I can work on moving the resolv.conf management into the backends, if > > > people think that would be useful. Do any other distributions (or any > > > of the BSDs) have their own systems for managing resolver information? > > > > > > > Gentoo currently just uses /etc/resolv.conf, however there is a new > > baselayout package in the works, and they are planning on the ability to > > either use the static /etc/resolv.conf or it being somewhere like > > /var/lib/etc (no, i don't think thats where it is, just know that soon > > you can set it to be a symlink or not. > > If at least one other system is going to want to have /etc/resolv.conf > be a symlink to something else, then I guess I'll put together a patch > to move the management of libc resolver info out of > named-manager/nm-named-manager.c and into NetworkManagerSystem.c > (where it can cleanly call into code from backends/whatever.c). If Gentoo and/or Ubuntu are taking the stance that no application can modify resolv.conf and must be patched to use some other interface, we can support that I guess, but: > Of course, Colin won't like it. Right, because I'd rather work on integrating NetworkManager fully and in the meantime just work around incompatibility (e.g. Conflicts: resolvconf).
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