[Dnsmasq-discuss] --addn-hosts and --hostsdir

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Wed Oct 2 07:25:43 BST 2019


On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 11:16:18AM +0800, Hongyi Zhao wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The manpage said that:
> 
> ---
>       -H, --addn-hosts=<file>
>               Additional hosts file.  Read  the  specified  file  as  well  as
>               /etc/hosts.  If  --no-hosts  is  given,  read only the specified
>               file. This option may be repeated for more than  one  additional
>               hosts  file.  If  a  directory is given, then read all the files
>               contained in that directory.
> 
>        --hostsdir=<path>
>               Read all the hosts files contained  in  the  directory.  New  or
>               changed  files  are  read automatically. See --dhcp-hostsdir for
>               details.
> ---
> 
> According to the above description, the --addn-hosts can do all the
> things done by  --hostsdir,

No.

The difference is
   New or changed files are read automatically.



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Geert Stappers
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