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Proxy DNS Server

pdnsd, is an IPv6 capable proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed to cope with unreachable or down DNS servers (for example in dial-in networking).

pdnsd can be used with applications that do dns lookups, eg on startup, and can't be configured to change that behaviour, to prevent the often minute-long hangs (or even crashes) that result from stalled dns queries.

Package version:1.2.7-par-1~bpo40+1


You can find the documentation for pdnsd in the doc/ directory. The html
documentation (which I recommend) is in the doc/html/ subdirectory.
The pure text documentation (which is generated automatically from the 
html documentation) is in doc/txt/.
The following documents are available:

index.html / intro.txt		Overview, system requirements
doc.html / manual.txt		Building, installation and usage i



pdnsd in Debian will default to AUTO_MODE, which will use
configuration files in /usr/share/pdnsd/pdnsd-$AUTO_MODE,
which contain resonable defaults for most cases.

If you wish to customize the values, set up to MANUAL mode, and edit
/etc/pdnsd.conf. You can copy the file from
/usr/share/pdnsd/pdnsd-$AUTO_MODE to /etc/pdnsd.conf to use as a

To set up MA


	        pdnsd version 1.2.7-par by Paul Rombouts

This file describes the version of pdnsd that I maintain personally and am
making available so other people can enjoy the latest features and fixes. Thomas
Moestl no longer maintains pdnsd himself, so I am effectively the new
maintainer. This README describes the new features in version 1.2.


	  pdnsd maintenance version 1.1.11-par by Paul Rombouts


pdnsd (1.2.5par-2) unstable; urgency=low

  As of pdnsd 1.2.5par-2 ip-up.d scripts are not used anym


Version 1.2.7-par fixes some security problems. It contains a fix for a
"dangling pointer" bug that 


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
    <title>The pdnsd


The pdnsd FAQ

Q:  There are complete and well-tested name servers around, such as the BIND.

Browse inside pdnsd_1.2.7-par-1~bpo40+1_i386.deb

         [DIR]DEBIAN/ (8)  65535+ mirrors
         [DIR]etc/ (4)  65535+ mirrors
         [DIR]usr/ (2)  65535+ mirrors
         [DIR]var/ (1)  56408+ mirrors

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