BIND 8.3.0-T1A is ready for public testing

Paul A Vixie vixie at
Sat Jun 23 21:53:08 UTC 2001

BIND 8.3.0 is the first release of 8.3, and contains new features not found
in 8.2.5.

Highlights vs. BIND 8.2.5:

	Minor bug fixes and portability changes.
	Some new resolver API elements.
	Improved operational reporting.
	Can now AXFR unknown RR types (in, out, or both).
	IPv6 transport support in the resolver (from KAME).

the distribution files are:

the pgp signature files are:

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz) = c3777ee26e9253d27c55a00f2597ff19
MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz.asc) = 2c7d79921c0e1adea460ca2165dd90d2
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz) = 978fb0869c6fe54fcf1c70224ddf5a86
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz.asc) = 9bcfc3137e26f24bbc50b66759e8e6e7
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz) = 0e33fe112ad27d0d5f8e546856d964ce
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz.asc) = a19082fef0dcc1342b2e741f0838f174

top of CHANGES says:

	--- 8.3.0-T1A released --- (Wed Jun 20 19:05:01 PDT 2001)

1234.	[bug]		memory leak with "use-id-pool no;".

1233.	[func]		res_setservers(), res_getservers().

1232.	[bug]		don't assume the forwarder has dropped bogus records.

1231.	[bug]		always restart a query if we dropped records when

1230.	[func]		report the address the server learnt the record from
			in lame server messages.

1229.	[func]		opaque rdata support for unknown types.

1228.	[protocol]	IXFR don't test for AA, don't check that the question
			is returned.

1227.	[port]		solaris: sys_nerr and sys_errlist do not exist when
			compiling in 64 bit mode.

1226.	[placeholder]

1225.	[bug]		don't send cross class additional records.

1224.	[bug]		use after realloc(), non portable pointer arithmetic in 

1223.	[bug]		allow all KEY records in parent zone at bottom of zone

1222.	[bug]		HMAC-MD5 key files are now mode 0600.

1221.	[port]		aix: ( and later have strndup().

1220.	[port]		winnt: isc_movefile() and syslog() updated.

1219.	[bug]		winnt: zone transfers could fail.

1218.	[func]		add IPv6 transport support to the resolver from the
			KAME project.  Includes initial bitstring support.

1217.	[bug]		#1186 broke the command-line programs that relied on
			the fact that HMAC-MD5 keys have keyid 0.

1216.	[bug]		#1180 completely broke inet_nsap_addr(),
			inet_nsap_ntoa() still didn't emit the leading 0x.

1215.	[bug]		long UNIX domain control socket names were not being
			printed in full.

1214.	[bug]		getrgnam()/getgrgid() leaked memory.

1213.	[bug]		#1199 introduced a reference after free bug.

1212.	[bug]		some function declarations wern't protected by
			__BEGIN_DECL/__END_DECL in resolv.h.

1211.	[port]		next: openstep is now supported as well as nextstep.

1210.	[port]		add: SCO Unix 5.0.6.

1209.	[port]		winnt: issues.

1208.	[func]		close "dynamic" file channels when debug is set to
			zero allowing them to be removed and re-opened.

1207.	[contrib]	new h2n from author.

1206.	[bug]		ixfr_getdelta() uninitialised variable used.

1205.	[bug]		parse_cert_rr() passes wrong buffer size to b64_pton().

1204.	[bug]		memory leak: pathname leaked specifing controls unix.

1203.	[bug]		detect corrupted ixfr logs.

1202.	[bug]		memory leak: dynamic update was leaking.

1201.	[bug]		ISO/IEC 9945-1 versions of getpwuid_r(), getpwnam_r(),
		 	getgrgid_r() and getgrnam_r() were not ISO/IEC 9945-1

1200.	[bug]		memory leak: when following CNAMES from of req_query().

1199.	[bug]		memory leak: when defining keys.

1198.	[func]		reference count all databuf activity.

1197.	[func]		deallocate-on-exit yes; will call abort() if there
			is still active memory.

1196.	[func]		memactive(): report if there is still active memory.

1195.	[bug]		memory leak: include in named.conf leaked file name.

1194.	[port]		MPE/IX port updated by Mark Bixby of the
			HP CSY MPE/iX Internet & Interoperability Team.

1193.	[port]		winnt: path separator.

1192.	[bug]		winnt: fix accept failures.

1191.	[port]		winnt: a CLI tool for controling named 'BINDcmd' now

1190.	[contrib]	nslint upgraded from 1.5.1 to 2.0.2 (by author).

1189.	[port]		redo #1146 to cope w/ differing gettimeofday()
			function signatures.

1188.	[bug]		memory leak when removing multiple records via dynamic

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