BIND 8.2.5 public release

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Tue Oct 2 01:08:54 UTC 2001

BIND 8.2.5 is a maintainance release of BIND 8.2, containing minimal changes
from 8.2.4.

The following versions are being released concurrently:

    BIND 8.3.0-T2A, which is a alpha release of BIND 8.3.0.
    BIND 9.2.0rc5, which is a release candidate for BIND 9.2.0.

See the seperate release notices for details.  Also available is:

    BIND 9.1.3, which is the latest maintenance release for for BIND 9.1.

The recommended versions to use are BIND 9.2.0rc5 and BIND 9.1.3.  If
for whatever reason you must run BIND 8, use nothing earlier than
8.2.5-REL.  Do not under any circumstances run BIND 4.

Highlights vs. BIND 8.2.4:

	Minor bug fixes and portability changes.

the distribution files are:

Windows NT / Windows 2000 binary distribution.

the pgp signature files are:

The signatures were generated with the ISC public key, which is available
at <>.

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz) = c33ce64a20973c04e45751fe1ef819fc
MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz.asc) = 94084bf8a051d259efea9f5a760087f8
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz) = 53daa296c0ccc656dc371fb5ba8ce28e
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz.asc) = ac1986016d6dbecb701bf9e361326e02
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz) = 91ccd5cb59f8fcfa7e2a804d6a65850c
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz.asc) = 4a600100d8065d33daceb318d26a9e44
MD5 ( = 5c5121a33d1797f731008d78ff0665b3
MD5 ( = 58ae743a8bdba26484f36a2243455454

top of CHANGES says:

	--- 8.2.5-REL released --- (Thu Sep 27 23:41:08 PDT 2001)

1272.	[bug]		"rndc trace 0" should behave like "rndc notrace".

1270.	[bug]		AXFR style IXFR responses were not handled properly,
			transfer-format single-answer.

1269.	[bug]		misc: more string format fixes, open va_end(),
			call exit() with positive values, include <string.h>.

1267.	[port]		HP e3000 MPE is big-endian.

1265.	[bug]		struct __res_state to large on 64 bit arch.

1264.	[port]		winnt: pass the root zone as "." to named-xfer
			rather than "".

1263.	[port]		#1227 broke sunos.

1261.	[bug]		get*by*() failed to check if res_init() had been

1256.	[bug]		increased loop avoidance with well known ports.

1255.	[bug]		cached NXDOMAIN responses were being ignored when
			selecting servers to query.
1252.	[port]		winnt: the stat structure does not have st_blksize.

1236.	[bug]		ignore white space after address of nameserver.

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

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

	--- 8.2.5-RC1 released --- (Fri Aug 10 07:12:16 PDT 2001)

1251.	[bug]		AXFR style IXFR responses were not handled properly.

1250.	[doc]		document support-ixfr.

1248.	[bug]		string formats.

1247.	[bug]		dig -t axfr attempted to use UDP not TCP.

1246.	[doc]		miscellaneous nroff fixes.

1245.	[port]		winnt: named-xfer failures.  improved recvfrom()

1244.	[port]		winnt: bug in tracking "file" file descriptors
			extend "file" file descriptors support to 2048.

1243.	[cleanup]	defining REPORT_ERRORS in lib/dst caused compile time

1242.	[bug]		inet_pton() failed to reject octal input.

	--- 8.2.5-T2B released --- (Thu Jul 12 16:19:48 DST 2001)

1241.	[bug]		memory leaks: zone forwarder table, server key list,
			global forwarder table, query tsig info, unused
			channels, key names, xfr tsig info. 

1240.	[bug]		restore message if ns_forw() fails.

1237.	[bug]		buffer overrun, access mode read.

1235.	[port]		solaris 2.4: use ioctl(FIONBIO) rather than fcntl().

	--- 8.2.5-T1A released --- (Wed Jun 20 20:54:13 PDT 2001)

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

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

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

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.	[bug]		struct __res_state grew to large.

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.

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

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.

	--- 8.2.4-REL released --- (Wed May  9 14:36:23 PDT 2001)

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