[Beowulf] Oh.. IBM eats Red Hat

Joe Landman joe.landman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 09:26:10 PDT 2018

On 10/29/18 12:21 PM, Ryan Novosielski wrote:


>> So, yeah, the LTS is based upon bleeding edge.  This said, I've not
>> seen much broken from Ubuntu recently, though I personally dislike
>> netplan.io.  YAML based configuration is not a feature, rather it
>> is a bug.
> Ubuntu 17.10 shipped with something broken related to
> DNS/systemd-resolved that wasn't fixed for the entire release.
> systemd-resolve will claim that a certain DNS server is in use, direct
> queries to that DNS server work, but queries to the systemd-resolved
> resolver return NXDOMAIN. Clearing the cache doesn't help.
> Yes, you can turn that off, but I'm counting that as something broken.

Interesting.  I was unaware of it, as I usually prevent systemd from 
handling DNS.

The big ones I know of are the gcc 2.96 from RH, and the broken perl RH 
shipped for about a decade.  Doesn't surprise me that ubuntu non-LTS are 
potentially broken (bleeding edge).

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