resolv.conf and gnupg2

Tue Aug 9 14:51:08 GMT 2022

On 8/9/22, Christian Franke wrote:
> Brian Inglis wrote:
>> I've been running with /etc/resolv.conf for a few years now, generated
>> from the ISP info from ipconfig and lists of public DNS servers and
>> suffixes.
>> The attached postinstall script 0p_l_etc_resolv_conf.dash generates a
>> new resolv.conf and replaces the current if different every update.
>> It is also run at cron startup and that covers system startup.
>> The AWK script collects names and addresses from ipconfig ouput and
>> adds lists of public DNS servers and public suffixes in the proper order.
>> How this works with other ISPs or in other network environments is not
>> anything I ever thought of testing externally.
>> Feel feel to try it and change it if curious or interested.
> This is an interesting approach, thanks for sharing.

Yes, interesting script

> Unfortunately the ipconfig output is always localized, so this does only
> work OOTB with English versions of Windows. The ipconfig parsing is also
> broken due to two reasons:
> - The current Cygwin versions of awk, grep and sed no longer convert
> CR/LF -> LF on stdin, so '/FooBar$/' patterns never match.

Which is handled by
  /\r/   { sub( /\r/, "", $NF) }  # trim \r

I get " ca. org. com. net." appended to the search suffix list; that
should be fixed.


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