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Chris Adams linux at
Sat Nov 15 16:18:11 UTC 2014

Once upon a time, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at> said:
> Making the rounds of various technical mailing lists yesterday, with
> a subject that's typically a variation of "Just for yucks, and
> giggles" is a link to a commit to systemd's git, adding DNS caching
> to systemd; in one, huge 857 line glop. Here's its entire commit
> message: "resolved: add DNS cache".

Yet more unreasonable scope creep for the systemd project, and this time
reinventing the wheel for no good reason.  There are already perfectly
good resolver libraries, caches, etc.; there is no good reason for
systemd to grow its own.
Chris Adams <linux at>

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