[CentOS] dnsmasq - where to use? where not?

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Sun Nov 22 22:31:19 UTC 2009

Rob Kampen wrote on Sun, 22 Nov 2009 15:18:46 -0500:

> On updating my server today, I noted that dnsmasq was updated, I do not 
> recall installing this onto my server as it is running bind/named and 
> dhcpd, thus why does it need dnsmasq?

Some packages require it, for instance xen/libvirt.

> $> sudo yum remove dnsmasq

This won't show you the dependencies. Use rpm -e --test.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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