Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 08:57:56 -0700 From: Tim Hockin <thockin@...gle.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Would love to see reconsideration for domain and search On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 2:35 AM, Laurent Bercot <ska-dietlibc@...rnet.org> wrote: > On 23/10/2015 10:12, u-uy74@...ey.se wrote: >> >> +1 to the level 1 comments >> >> +1 to solving the particular problem of a certain deployment >> (the massive reliance on search paths) >> inside the deployment, not in a general purpose library >> >> It looks unrealistic to both have redundancy and differing/conflicting >> data on different servers in a consistent fashion, by the mere mechanisms >> of resolv.conf. >> >> Nice that musl chose consistency and redundancy. >> >> Good if there is an option suitable for systems which need differing >> functionality, but please not at an extra cost for other parties. >> >> A DNS cache looks of course like the right option for fine tuning the >> desired resolution behaviour. > > > +1 to all this. > "search" in /etc/resolv.conf was *never* meant to list resolvers > serving different results. It was always meant to list backups citation needed
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