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Re: [ITP] bind-9.6.0-1
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Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> And here's another problem, Yaakov.
> Why does the bind package require an /etc/resolv.conf file? Isn't that
> used only by the resolver lib? And the resolver lib is part of Cygwin
> 1.7 anyway, or in the minires package for Cygwin 1.5. Minires/Cygwin 1.7
> don't need a resolv.conf file, so why does bind?!?
I was attempting to avoid a FAQ. BIND is a DNS suite, and it needs to
know the address of a nameserver in order to do lookups. The usage of
/etc/resolv.conf is well documented in both the manpages and the online
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