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Re: [ITP] bind-9.6.0-1

On Jan 21 21:23, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> There is another problem. If resolv.conf exists then minires and the cygwin 1.7
> resolver default to using the name servers directly instead of using the 
> internal
> Windows resolver.
> That's useful to those who don't want to use the default dns server of 
> their isp, which
> may offer a "DNS assistance" feature that maps non existent domains to a web
> server operated by the ISP, while keeping dns assistance for their web browser.
> If it's a problem we can change the behavior of the cygwin 1.7 resolver to 
> require
> more than the existence of resolv.conf to enable the bypass.

I don't think so.  The above explained method sounds quite right to me.
Thas't what I expect if an /etc/resolv.conf file exists and I'm sure
that's what happens in BIND's resolver code as well.


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