Torvalds:requiring root password for mundane things is moronic

Tomasz Torcz tomek at
Thu Mar 1 14:16:24 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 03:11:53PM +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > Also you should really define 'You' here. Because the issue is that mDNS
> > in Fedora is inserted by default in the hosts database and IIRC before
> > DNS, so it get a chance to always reply before a DNS query is made. This
> > of course makes sense for its uses, why ask the DNS if you know this is
> > a .local name that the DNS should not know about ?
> The NSS module is authoritative for .local and .local only. It will not
> respond for host lookups outside this domains, and hence cannot be used
> to muck around with anything outside the mDNS domain .local. You cannot
> override normal unicast host names via multicast.

  Can normal resolver settings be overriden by mDNS and publish-dns-servers= ?

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