Josef Karthauser joe at
Tue Feb 12 13:07:01 GMT 2002

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On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 11:35:42AM +0000, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 11:10:12AM +0000, Rik wrote:
> > Being fair, a hole in the head *does* let your brains leak out. djbdns
> > does actually work, and it works well, and it fills my criteria (I never
> > said I knew enough about DNS to be *sure* it works well, but it seems to
> > from what I can tell). It's publicfile that annoys me.
> It works until you want your server to interoperate fully with any other
> DNS server out there.  Last I saw, it couldn't handle zone transfers
> except in it's own weird format.

Yes that's a real pain!! One of my secondary servers runs dbjdns; it's a
nightmare because the author doesn't believe in AXFR!  There's a tool to
do fetch the zone using axfr, but the server should honour the TTLs and
do it itself.


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