[Resolvconf-devel] Re: NetworkManager: resolvconf

Michael Biebl michael.biebl at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Apr 5 16:57:56 UTC 2006

Thomas Hood wrote:
>> I'm currently working on integrating NM properly into resolvconf and
>> ifupdown (resp. the other way around). Looking at resolvconf it seems
>> that if I call dhclient manually,
>> /etc/dhcp3/dhclient-enter-hooks.d/resolvconf is called to update
>> /etc/resolv.conf. For NM this means, that it simply has to check if
>> /sbin/resolvconf exists, and if so, don't touch /etc/resolv.conf.
>> Eveything works automatically then.
> BTW, I believe that n-m in Ubuntu always refrains from touching /etc/resolv.conf.
> How similar is Debian n-m to Ubuntu n-m?

They wrote their completely own backend for Ubuntu. It is based on the
Debian backend but also different in several aspects (e.g. how they
handle devices listed in /e/n/i). I'm currently looking at their work
and see what fits also for Debian.


Unix IS user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are.

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