resolvconf script overwrites entries in resolv.conf - RDNSS/DNSSL related

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Aug 5 06:52:55 UTC 2011

On 08/04/2011 22:59, Mattia Rossi wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've finally patched my 8.2 IPv6 gateway with the RDNSS/DNSSL patches
> and I'm distributing DNS servers that way now. Works fine, my box
> running CURRENT picks up the DNS servers and search domains and writes
> them into /etc/resolv.conf using the resolvconf script.
> The script anyhow overwrites my previous manual entries in
> /etc/resolv.conf which I need for my manual IPv4 setup...
> I think it's an easily fixable bug - haven't looked into it that close
> atm., but given that the resolvconf script is going to be
> rewritten/enhanced anyways, that's something to keep in mind.
> I think that manual entries should always be preferred.

Check 'man resolvconf.conf' for information on name_servers_append. It
would probably be nice if there was a _prepend equivalent.


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