[getdns-api] Priming the cache

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed Mar 13 07:56:58 MST 2013

On Mar 12, 2013, at 5:39 PM, Murray S. Kucherawy <superuser at gmail.com> wrote:

> This one's a bit of a long shot request, but I really wish the existing interfaces could do this so I'll ask for it here.
> A lot of my recent open source projects (e.g., DKIM and its pals) rely on getting policy and key information from the DNS.  Being able to run tests on the DNS handling code is an important part of comprehensive unit testing prior to a release.  Sometimes it's necessary to run such tests on a machine without Internet access.  Thus, being able to force data into the resolver that later queries will retrieve is an exceedingly useful notion.  If the resolver has a cache, this is just the ability to go about having a test harness prime the cache before issuing queries.

This seems like a reasonable advanced feature.

--Paul Hoffman

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