[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNS request timeout problem on dial-in account with dynamic ip

Jean Wolter jw5-dns at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Tue Feb 14 11:16:38 GMT 2006

Jean Wolter <jw5-dns at os.inf.tu-dresden.de> writes:

> Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> writes:
>> It's impossible to make dnsmasq do this: once it has forwarded a DNS
>> query, it no longer has a copy of it, so it can't resend it unless the
>> original source of the query does a retry.
> If I would like to add an online test before a query is forwarded
> and would like to trigger a dial-in explicitly - would forward_query
> be a good point to insert such a test or should this be done somewhere
> else?

The attached diff is a small hack meant as an illustration of what I
am talking about. Maybe there is a better way to implement something
like this but I am not that familiar with the code.


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