[Dnsmasq-discuss] Dnsmasq switching to using secondary DNS exclusively

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Aug 18 14:20:55 BST 2009

JD wrote:
> Yes indeed it is. I have run timings on the primary and the secondary.
> The secondary is always much much slower.
> This is why I think that the speed of response test ought to be run
> via  a  user settable option as far as test frequency, and timeout 
> threshold.

Adding another tuning knob is probably not sensible - who will ever 
bother to change it? Unconditionally running the test every 10 seconds 
or 100 queries is an easy and unobtrusive change that will improve 
behaviour in this sort of circumstance - I'll look into that.



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