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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ceph: use kernel DNS resolver
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On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 14:29, Sage Weil <sage@newdream.net> wrote:
> Currently the dns resolution is handled by mount.ceph and 'rbd map/unmap'.
> I don't think that will go away (at the very least need to support old
> kernels).

This is good to know. I never encountered the DNS lookup because I've
always used a non-standard installation path, avoiding mount.ceph.

> Allowing this in the raw kernel interface would be nice, but I don't think
> we want make DNS_RESOLVER a strict dependency, since it's new, kind of
> kludgey, and a ripe target for compiling out of small or secure kernels.
> Can you make it build either with or without it?

I sent out a new version of the patch that defines a libceph specific
configuration
option to use the in-kernel dns resolver.

Thanks for the feedback!
-Noah


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