[OpenWrt-Devel] incorrect commit for dnsmasq (dnsmasq: use "hostsdir" instead of "addn-hosts")

Hans Dedecker dedeckeh at gmail.com
Thu May 24 03:16:58 EDT 2018

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:43 PM e9hack <e9hack at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,

> this commit and the way, who the init script handles hostfiles seams to
be completely wrong. The init script generates
> one independent hostfile per dnsmasq instance and writes it to a common
directory. Multiple dnsmasq instances are
> possible and must not load hostfiles from other instances. The entry in
dnsmasq.init must be:

> xappend "--addn-hosts=$HOSTFILE"
Making such a change will break the host entries learned via odhcpd as the
entires are put into the odhcpd file residing in the /tmp/hosts dir


> Than every dnsmasq instance loads the associated hostfile only.

> Regards,
> Hartmut

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