[Dnsmasq-discuss] Add address file option
b-morgan at concentric.net
Fri Mar 5 18:06:51 GMT 2010
>>> I'm still bewildered why people are so allergic to restarting dnsmasq:
>>> it takes almost no time, doesn't disrupt existing connections and the
>>> only state lost is the cache, which is quickly and transparently
>> Can anybody answer this?
> Even if it's fast, it's not fast enough.
> If a query comes in exactly during this blib, it will fail and you have to
> with users which are not that firm with computers going "the internet is
I would argue that in this case, you need to supply multiple DNS servers.
My experience has been that restarting dnsmasq is not a big deal at all. I
may avoid it during particularly busy times, but I don't think dnsmasq needs
to be enhanced to provide "non-stop" services.
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