DNS caching disabled for 12.10...still

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 16 20:27:38 UTC 2012

On Sun, Oct 07, 2012 at 01:13:14PM -1000, Paul Graydon wrote:
> If DNS caching is being disabled in dnsmasq, what value is being had
> from using dnsmasq by default with network connections?  Seems like
> it just presents another potential failure point.

For example, it allows changing nameservers reliably without having to
restart applications, and allows us to dispatch DNS queries on different
links depending on the domain (consider VPNs).

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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