[collectd] How often does Collectd read resolv.conf?

Markus "Shorty" Uckelmann shorty at koeln.de
Fri Jun 5 11:38:05 CEST 2015

Am 30.05.2015 um 19:55 schrieb Florian Forster:
> Hi Shorty,

Peace octo,

Thanks for the explanation.

> the write_graphite plugin will call getaddrinfo(3) on every connection
> attempt. How the name resolution is done depends on the C library – on
> many GNU/Linux systems DNS is one of multiple possibilities, for
> example.
> If /etc/resolv.conf is read, if it is re-read when modified and so on is
> out of our control, unfortunately.

Would be systemd-resolved of any help here? I haven't looked into it. 
Just a guess.

Cheers, Shorty

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