[Dnsmasq-discuss] Is it possible to redirect domains within URL addresses?

SamLT samuel.lethiec at intelunix.fr
Wed Aug 11 23:27:24 BST 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 09:04:23AM +0100, eggbean wrote:
> I know it's possible to use a hosts file in dnsmasq to redirect to IP
> addresses or localhost.
> I was wondering if it was possible to somehow rewrite domains in a URL
> to a different one in dnsmasq?
> eg.  I live in the UK, and sites like Amazon and eBay have .co.uk sites.
> Often, when I click a link on the web, I get the ebay.com site, and I
> have to edit the address manually to get the same auction on the
> ebay.co.uk site, by deleting the 'm' and replacing it with '.uk'.
> So is it possible to do this automatically using dnsmasq, or some other
> way?
> I am just as much interested in the technical possibility of this as I
> am of the small practical benefit to me.


I don't think you got an answer yet.

This isn't a job for the nameserver, but more the job of a userscript or
equivalent(keywords: firefox greasemonkey greasefire...)



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