default local DNS caching name server

Petr Spacek pspacek at
Fri Apr 25 17:19:17 UTC 2014

On 25.4.2014 18:19, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-04-25 at 09:56 -0600, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
>> 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?
> nscd is ... bad

Main goal is to have local DNSSEC-validating resolver.

Petr^2 Spacek

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