[Dnsmasq-discuss] feature: dictionary order import of addn-hosts dirs?

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Tue Jul 20 20:31:28 UTC 2021


On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 06:52:03PM +0100, Ed W wrote:
> Hi, around 2.82 someone posted a little patch to import the config files in dictionary order, which
> is very useful for situations where you have overlapping definitions. I'm using an addn-hosts stanza
> pointing to a directory and files currently import in a somewhat random order (suppose inode
> order?), which can lead to unexpected reverse host definitions in some cases
> 
> Could we have a dictionary order import for add-hosts files please?

Qouting Dominik from https://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/pipermail/dnsmasq-discuss/2021q3/015307.html
} Feature submissions via git patches are welcomed also on this list
} and are known to accelerate feature realization drastically.

So it is a good thing to be more precise then
 "around 2.82 someone posted a little patch to import the config files in dictionary order"

Visit the mailinglist archive and come back with the URL
of the (meanwhile outdated??) patch.


Groeten
Geert Stappers
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