default local DNS caching name server

Pete Zaitcev zaitcev at
Fri Apr 25 15:56:30 UTC 2014

On Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:41:54 -0400
Chuck Anderson <cra at WPI.EDU> wrote:

> [...]  We need an independent,
> system-wide DNS cache, and always point resolv.conf to to
> solve this fundamental design problem with how name resolution works
> on a Linux system.  Windows has had a default system-wide DNS cache
> for over a decade.  It is about time that Linux catches up.

I observe you pointedly ignore the existence of nscd (which does not
require any changes to resolv.conf). Why is that?

-- Pete

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