Bug 52926 - rcn sets empty search list in /etc/resolv.conf
rcn sets empty search list in /etc/resolv.conf
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
7.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2001-08-30 17:42 EDT by Nalin Dahyabhai
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-30 17:47:04 EDT
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Description Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-08-30 17:42:50 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
0.7.10-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to the DNS tab.
2.Set a domain.
3.Remove entries from the "domain name" list.
4.Save settings.

Actual Results:
resolv.contains:
domain <domain I set>
search

Expected Results:
No "search" line in /etc/resolv.conf

Additional info:
The resolv.conf man page implies that this should screw name resolution
completely:
     The domain and search keywords are mutually exclusive.  If more than one
     instance of these keywords is present, the last instance wins.
But that appears (thankfully) to not be the case.
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2001-08-31 06:45:37 EDT
OK, fixed it in CVS. ConfEResolv class was broken, too (didn't remove empty
search paths :(.

The question might be if we might consider only supporting search paths, but
thats something for the next cycle i guess.

Read ya, Phil

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