Bug#318464: [Resolvconf-devel] Bug#318464: resolvconf: Cascaded dnscache incompatibility

Thomas Hood jdthood at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 16:43:07 CET 2007

Tobias Reckhard wrote:
> The dnscache script in the resolvconf package breaks this setup by
> overwriting the root/servers/@ file of the forward-only-dnscache with
> its own address, leading to a forwarding loop. This effectively breaks
> all DNS reolution on the system.
> If resolvconf is to continue to manage the root/servers/@ file of all
> forward-only dnscache instances on a host, it would make sense to modify
> only those which do not point to the host itself, i.e. to an address
> within 127/8 or to one of the host's own IP addresses, such as
> in the example above.
> Could you please consider this option?

I'll ask Daniel Kahn Gillmor to comment on this issue.  DKG is a member
of the resolvconf developer group at alioth and he is the author of


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