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Re: [opensuse] optimizing resolv.conf
On 2014-01-05 10:20, Per Jessen wrote:
Carlos E. R. wrote:

They get around nscd because nscd is not a DNS, it just replaces some
(not all) system calls with new functionality. When they do a DNS
call, whatever DNS is defined for the system, local, external or at
the other end of the world, responds. No way around that.

Being slightly petty, well, yes there is, but doesn't make a lot of
sense. Any application can talk to any nameserver it wants to, it
doesn't _have_ to look at /etc/resolv.conf.

Oh, well, absolutely, but normal applications are not going to do that :-)

Carlos E. R.
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