[RFC] Automated generation of /etc/resolv.conf from the rc.d
roy at marples.name
Thu Dec 20 09:09:52 PST 2007
> I've took a stab at it. If you have a FreeBSD box handy and can test
> it out I'll be glad to receive feedback. I've never used openresolv nor
> do I have a use for it at the moment. I'm not sure if my removal of the
> symlink was the right thing to do or not since I'm not familiar with how
> the software works. Can you test out the port and let me know if it
> works normally?
Which symlink did you remove?
/etc/resolv.conf should be a symlink to
$PREFIX/etc/resolvconf/run/resolv.conf otherwise it won't actually work
as resolvconf never updates the real /etc/resolv.conf
$PREFIX/etc/resolvconf/run should be a symlink to /var/run/resolvconf so
that all prior information collected is cleaned when the system boots.
> Also, if you want to be the maintainer I can change it to your address
> if I send a PR for it.
No, not really. I spent enough time maintaining my software :)
On another note, what is the preferred means of getting something into
ports? I also have dhcpcd  and a ports Makefile for it (dhcpcd is a
PS - not currently subscribed to ports@ - should I be for this
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