On 08/08/2017 04:06 AM, Matteo Croce wrote:
2017-08-08 4:26 GMT+02:00  <wkitt...@gmail.com>:
On 08/07/2017 06:02 PM, Matteo Croce wrote:

I propose adding an option to allow banning some domains.

add `--ban-hosts' which accepts a file name which contains a list of
domains to block, one per line.
Domains are blocked by simply returning NXDOMAIN.

is the following in dnsmasq.conf broken???

# block these domains with NXDOMAIN

Nope, but it's unpractical when the ban list is huge


# wc -l /etc/banhosts
13090 /etc/banhosts

also, having it in a separate file will allow updating it without
messing with the configuration file

well, you asked for comments so i did... as for separate files, can't it be done in another file that is included in the main one? i can't remember if dnsmasq allows one to include additional files or not...

eg: include bannedhosts.conf

maybe i'm just not seeing the overall point as compared to existing 

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