End of caching-nameserver package

Gianluca Sforna giallu at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 21:11:27 UTC 2007

On 6/14/07, Bernardo Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> Adam Tkac wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > caching-nameserver package will be removed and configfiles will be moved
> > into main bind package. I did this decision because people often tell me
> > something like "Where is default /etc/named.conf?" and I tell them
> > "Please install caching-nameserver". So if you install bind package you
> > have also default configuration which is usable for caching-nameserver.
> By the way, I always wanted to ask... we use caching-nameserver
> because the libc resolver can only do per-process caching versus
> system-wide caching, right?
> If so, wouldn't nscd be a lighter weight daemon for this purpose?


/me just loves dnsmasq....

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