[Dnsmasq-discuss] notracking hostnames.txt
matthias at bodenbinder.de
Tue Jun 15 21:19:57 UTC 2021
Am Dienstag, dem 15.06.2021 um 16:29 +0100 schrieb Simon Kelley:
> On 08/06/2021 10:05, Matthias Bodenbinder via Dnsmasq-discuss wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a question about the notracking blocklists in combination with dnsmasq. I have already created an
> > issue on the notracking
> > issue tracker but did not receive an answer yet: https://github.com/notracking/hosts-blocklists/issues/596
> > The instructions for notracking blocklists distinguish between dnsmasq (old: pre v2.80) and newer versions.
> > In addition to the
> > domains.txt file notracking also provides a hostnames.txt file. But this hostnames.txt file should only be
> > used with dnsmasq (old:
> > pre v2.80):
> > https://github.com/notracking/hosts-blocklists/wiki/Install-dnsmasq
> > https://github.com/notracking/hosts-blocklists/wiki/Install-dnsmasq-(old:-pre-v2.80)
> > Why is that?
> Because the address=/0--e.info/# syntax (which returns all-zero
> addresses for both IPv4 and IPV6 was only added to dnsmasq in version
> 2.80. (There's a CHANGELOG file included with dnsmasq that tells you this.)
I understand your point about the different format of the domain files. But that is not the question.
The question is: Why do I need an additional hostnames.txt file for older dnsmasq (old=pre v2.80). Why is a
sinlge domains file sufficient for newer dnsmasq versions?
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