[Dnsmasq-discuss] [PATCH 2/2] Added '--filter-a' option to man page

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Sat Jun 5 15:38:24 UTC 2021

The manual page is now aware of option
filter out A records.
 man/dnsmasq.8 | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man/dnsmasq.8 b/man/dnsmasq.8
index 59b6709..1ff48e9 100644
--- a/man/dnsmasq.8
+++ b/man/dnsmasq.8
@@ -347,6 +347,10 @@ the public DNS and can cause problems by triggering dial-on-demand links. This f
 to filter such requests. The requests blocked are for records of types SOA and SRV, and type ANY where the 
 requested name has underscores, to catch LDAP requests.
+.B --filter-a
+To filter out A record requests. Intended use case are IPv6 environments
+that have to host applications that prefer IPv4 above IPv6.
 .B \-r, --resolv-file=<file>
 Read the IP addresses of the upstream nameservers from <file>, instead of
 /etc/resolv.conf. For the format of this file see

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