[avahi] No Search list for host-name lookup in resolv.conf written from avahi-dnsconfd

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Apr 2 06:00:28 PDT 2006

On Sat, 01.04.06 16:10, Claus Klein (claus.klein at arcormail.de) wrote:

> # my resolv.conf looks like that:
> P3linux:/usr/local/etc # cat /etc/resolv.conf
> nameserver
> nameserver
> nameserver
> nameserver
> P3linux:/usr/local/etc # 
> My first question is : Why is there no search enttry?

Because avahi-dnsconfd doesn't know which domain to use as search
domain. And until recently nss-mdns didn't support search domains. 

> Second why are there double entries, my name server is only
> available over one interface?

Avahi detected two interfaces and reports the entry for each of
them. I guess we could add some code here to filter duplicates from
the DNS server list, though.

I created a ticket for this:


> Perhaps, should there be too a damain name entry?

Hmm. Which MDNS entry would you want to use for this?


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