Re: An Idea

I agree that NM should not try to do everything and I am not saying it should

Well, I still think, fixing DNS servers based on connection is at the same
distance to the core functionality NM offers as fixing the hosts file...

Hasan Ceylan

Tambet Ingo-2 wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 2:15 AM, Hasan Ceylan <hceylan batoo org> wrote:
> <snip>
>> Now, then the dynamic hosts file idea came on my mind. Wouldn't it be
>> nice
>> to have some hosts definitions  in the connection properties so that they
>> become effective based on the connection just like the IP and DNS setting
>> based on connection profile in Network Manager
> This can (and should) be done easily with dispatcher scripts. There's
> a lot of things that might need to be changed depending on location
> (things like printers, browser proxies, SMTP server, firewall, ...)
> and NM should not try to do everything. Instead, it should provide an
> easy way to add hooks and that's what the dispatcher is for.
> Tambet
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