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Change 78266 by matthew_clark at mclark-aussie on 2006/04/23 21:07:29
Updating to version 2.30
Affected files ...
... //sgl/grimoires/devel/net/dnsmasq/DETAILS#6 edit
... //sgl/grimoires/devel/net/dnsmasq/HISTORY#8 edit
==== //sgl/grimoires/devel/net/dnsmasq/DETAILS#6 (xtext) ====
@@ -1,23 +1,30 @@
- SHORT="dnsmasq is small nameserver"
+ SHORT="Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server."
cat << EOF
-Dnsmasq is small utility designed to provide DNS (domain name) services to a
-small network connected to the internet via a NAT (network address translation,
-AKA ip-masquerade) firewall and a modem, cable-modem or ADSL connection.
-Since a NAT firewall will pass DNS queries it's perfectly possible for all the
-machines on such a network to be configured to talk directly to the ISP's name
-server, and the HOWTO recommends doing exactly that.
+Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP
+server. It is designed to provide DNS and, optionally, DHCP, to a
+small network. It can serve the names of local machines which are
+not in the global DNS. The DHCP server integrates with the DNS
+server and allows machines with DHCP-allocated addresses to
+appear in the DNS with names configured either in each host or in
+a central configuration file. Dnsmasq supports static and dynamic
+DHCP leases and BOOTP for network booting of diskless machines.
+Dnsmasq is targeted at home networks using NAT and connected to
+the internet via a modem, cable-modem or ADSL connection but
+would be a good choice for any small network where low resource
+use and ease of configuration are important.
==== //sgl/grimoires/devel/net/dnsmasq/HISTORY#8 (text) ====
@@ -1,3 +1,6 @@
+2006-04-23 Matthew Clark <matthewclark at inlesserterms.net>
+ * DETAILS: Updated to version 2.30
2006-03-12 Karsten Behrmann <BearPerson at sourcemage.org>
* DETAILS: (automated) Add KEYWORDS
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