Syncless is an experimental, lightweight, non-blocking (asynchronous) client and server socket network communication library implemented in Stackless Python 2.6. It contains an asynchronous DNS resolver (using dnspython) and an HTTP server capable of serving WSGI applications. It aims to be a coroutine-based alternative of event-driven networking engines (such as Twisted and FriendFeed's Tornado). It is already about that fast, but it has fewer features and is less stable now.
radns is a small, portable client-side implementation of the RDNSS option in IPv6 Router Advertisements (RFC 5006) that is used to get the address of a resolving DNS server. It listens for Router Advertisements with the Recursive DNS Server (RDNSS) option and stores the addresses in a file following the same syntax as resolv.conf. It optionally calls a script to handle, for instance, DHCP clients that compete for ownership of /etc/resolv.conf or to set the DNS server on systems that don't use resolv.conf at all. It can be easily integrated with the resolvconf(8) program.