[LEDE-DEV] ipset-dns - does anybody actually use this?

Florian Fainelli f.fainelli at gmail.com
Sun Oct 8 06:02:48 PDT 2017


On 10/07/2017 04:48 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm upstream on the ipset-dns project:
> https://git.zx2c4.com/ipset-dns/about/
> It's a part of a core LEDE repo:
> https://git.lede-project.org/?p=source.git;a=tree;f=package/network/services/ipset-dns
> Pretty soon after I wrote ipset-dns, I thought it was kind of a
> hassle, and so I rewrote the whole thing instead as a patch to
> dnsmasq, submitted it upstream to Simon, and it was accepted. This
> seems to work much more easily than my original ipset-dns, and I
> imagine it's what most people use for that kind of thing on LEDE.
> Funny enough, when I look at the git repo for ipset-dns, on February
> 15, 2013, I made the "initial commit." On the 23rd, 8 days later, I
> added a note telling people to use dnsmasq instead.
> In spite of this, it went into LEDE, and I assume people used it in
> between then and whenever my patch inside of dnsmasq was released in a
> version that was inside of LEDE.
> But this was all years ago.
> So, I'm wondering: does anybody actually use ipset-dns? Does it have
> any utility? As cool as it is having a piece of my code in the core
> LEDE repo, I can't help wondering if it should be removed...

Still using ipset-dns here, thanks for the reminder, I should probably
migrate to dnsmasq now to achieve the same goals. There may be other
users out there though ;)

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