[Dnsmasq-discuss] duplicate CNAME at line 31 of /etc/dnsmasq.conf

Gordon Shawn capcoding at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 00:36:37 BST 2019

please ignore the above email, further testing showed it is fine, what is
not fine is:




which are indeed duplicates or conflicts, dnsmasq reports duplicate error
correctly, I still prefer it pick up one and issue a warning, instead of
shutting down itself though.

On Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 5:17 PM Gordon Shawn <capcoding at gmail.com> wrote:

> If I have two lines:
> cname=www.mysite.com,whatever.com
> cname=mysite.com,another.com
> dnsmasq will refuse to run and complains "duplicate CNAME"
> so it assumes www.mysite.com is the same as mysite.com? but I actually
> can set www-subdomain to different sub-domains, isn't it?
> plus, if dnsmasq insists this duplicate is bad, should it issue a
> "warning" instead of just quitting? dnsmasq quit is pretty serious, all LAN
> hosts lost internet access because of that.
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