default local DNS caching name server
P J P
pj.pandit at yahoo.co.in
Thu Apr 10 18:06:51 UTC 2014
Thank you so much for brining this up.
> On Thursday, 10 April 2014 8:12 PM, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> I think this needs to be revisited. We need an independent,
> system-wide DNS cache, and always point resolv.conf to 127.0.0.1 to
> solve this fundamental design problem with how name resolution works
> on a Linux system.
Totally agree. In fact, recently there have been multiple instances of discussions wherein this exact same topic was discussed and unanimously everyone agrees that for various reasons having a default local DNS resolver running at 127.0.0.1:53 is the best solution. And going forward it'll be even more beneficial.
Paul pointed to one of these discussions in his reply.
I plan to file a feature/change request for this one. I got caught up with other work this past week so could not do it. Will start with it right away.
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