BIND 8.3.2 Release is now available

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Thu Jun 20 01:49:21 UTC 2002

			BIND 8.3.2 Release

BIND 8.3.2 is the third release of 8.3.

The recommended version to use is BIND 9.2.1.  If for whatever reason you
must run BIND 8, use nothing earlier than 8.2.5-REL, 8.3.2-REL.  Do not
under any circumstances run BIND 4.

Highlights vs. BIND 8.3.1:
	dig, nslookup, host and nsupdate have improved IPv6 support.

Highlights vs. BIND 8.3.0:

	Critical bug fix to prevent DNS storms. If you have BIND 8.3.0 you
	need to upgrade.

the distribution files are:

the pgp signature files are:

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz) = 0a50c14383aadb61799faae2be128216
MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz.asc) = 46f2aba36d02f9d26a89a59b958eb997
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz) = eee00785019f507b5d15a3a4287ef53b
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz.asc) = a424e4842a86029b93127d5dd875679a
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz) = 054ae0236322f1783d80350e7e63a4e8
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz.asc) = e3c7e4a73fdb170bd1936174255dcf98

Windows NT / Windows 2000 binary distribution.

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (readme1st.txt) = ac4ce260f151dc1ab393c145f4288bba
MD5 ( = 76fe54857e110e4271faf267168576ed
MD5 ( = f1e55063b56b67dcd28127580614f113

MD5 (readme1sttools.txt) = 93cbeb616b1eb79a40b4eec4a8b088be
MD5 ( = 36c54c83f5021aabef5754e03e534632
MD5 ( = f449d56cbe425b459b6eb19253f14f2c

top of CHANGES says:

	--- 8.3.2-REL released --- (Mon Jun 17 20:24:32 PDT 2002)

1293.	[doc]		update man pages for 'dig', 'dnsquery' and 'host'
			to reflect IPv6 capabilities (nslookup and nsupdate
			were already IPv4/IPv6 agnostic).

1292.	[func]		host: the default lookups now also include AAAA

1291.	[func]		'dig -x <ip6>' now works.

1290.	[bug]		'dig @server' fail to report the IPv6 address of the
			server in error messages.

1289.	[contrib]	normalize_zone now handles $TTL.

1288.	[bug]		named: -t and -w could not be used together.

1287.	[func]		report serial(s) in out going transfer operation.

	--- 8.3.2-RC1 released --- (Thu May 30 23:06:11 PDT 2002)

1286.	[func]		libbind: no longer attempts bit string labels for
			IPv6 reverse resolution.  Try IP6.ARPA then IP6.INT
			for nibble style resolution.

1285.	[port]		linux: ss_family vs __ss_family in sockaddr_storage.

1284.	[port]		freebsd: 5.0 uses gid_t rather that int for 

1283.	[port]		bsdi: 4.2 also has struct sockaddr_storage.

1282.	[bug]		nslookup was using inet_ntoa() to print out a IPv6

1281.	[bug]		escape '(' and ')' when coverting to presentation

1280.	[func]		server { edns yes_or_no; } is now supported.

1279.	[bug]		nslookup: partial coversion to similar style outputs
			for both -type=aaaa and -type=a.

1278.	[bug]		free() of non-malloced memory in nslookup.

1277.	[port]		cast all instances of yytext in commands.l to (char*)
			to silence compilers on OS's where lex declares it
			as (unsigned char *).

1276.	[port]		hpux 11.22: ansify GetAnswer in getinfo.c to
			silence compiler.

1275.	[bug]		bad declaration of si in tsig_key_from_addr().

1274.	[port]		hpux 11.22: ansify hexstring() and display() in
			addr.c to silence compiler.

1273.	[bug]		const pointer conficts in res_debug.c.

1272.	[port]		hpux 11.22: don't link against -ll unless required.

1272.	[bug]		main_need_num was not last entry in enum.
			main_need_tick nolonger required.

1271.	[port]		hpux: treat all hpux systems as BIG_ENDIAN, don't
			include <sys/mbuf.h>.
1270.	[port]		hpux 11.22 namespace clash DATASIZE -> BIND_DATASIZE.

1269.	[port]		hpux 11.11 interface scaning.

1268.	[port]		solaris: 64 bit binary compatability.

1267.	[bug]		aix4: missing IN6_IS_ADDR_V4COMPAT macro.

1266.	[bug]		If you are using TSIG #1261 introduced the potential
			of a infinite loop.

1265.	[bug]		nslookup failed on platforms that don't have BSD 43
			style sockets.

1264.	[bug]		LINK_INIT and UNLINK were not compatible with
			C++, use LINK_INIT_TYPE and UNLINK_TYPE instead.

	--- 8.3.2-T1B released --- (Tue May  7 18:49:58 PDT 2002)

1263.	[bug]		gethostans() could get out of sync parsing the
			response if there was a very long CNAME chain.

1262.	[bug]		winnt: dumpdb and stats should now work reliably.

1261.	[bug]		using a valid TSIG with a compressed ownername could
			result a INSIST() failure.

1260.	[func]		"notify explicit;" from BIND 9.

1259.	[misc]		leave the verification of the OPT options to the

1258.	[func]		accept SOA MNAME field as legitimate additional

1257.	[bug]		malformed response to query w/ tsig + edns.

1256.	[port]		darwin: probe for IPv6 support.

1255.	[bug]		xfers_running could become out of sync if a zone
			was removed while it was being transfered.

1254.	[func]		nsupdate can now update IPv6 servers.

1253.	[func]		host now accepts IPv6 addresses.

1253.	[bug]		reserve space for the signature when performing a
			zone transfer.

1252.	[func]		dnsquery now accepts IPv6 addresses.

1251.	[bug]		win32: it was possible to call RegCloseKey() on a
			invalid key.

1250	[func]		nslookup now accepts IPv6 addresses.

1249.	[func]		dig now accepts IPv6 addresses.

1248.	[doc]		correct some typos in named.conf.5 and corresponding

1247.	[bug]		get_salen() IPv6 support was broken for OSs w/o sa_len.

1246.	[support]	add highly dangerous compile time option
			NXDOMAIN_ON_DENIAL.  it should not be used
			except in testing.

1245.	[bug]		if we don't have enough file descriptors to open
			a socket attempt to close a idle tcp client.

1244.	[port]		bsdi: 4.3 has struct sockaddr_storage.

1243.	[bug]		SERVFAIL can have too many other causes to be used
			say whether a server supports EDNS or not.

1242.	[port]		64k answer buffers were causing stack space to be
			exceeded for certian OS.  Use heap space instead.

1241.	[bug]		getnameinfo() failed to lookup IPv4 mapped /
			compatible addresses.

1340.	[bug]		reference after free for included conf file name.

1339.	[bug]		doaddinfo would not always attempt to fetch missing
			glue when it should have.

1338.	[bug]		an IPv6 only nameserver could generate spurious
			sysquery errors.

1337.	[port]		linux: IN6ADDR_LOOPBACK_INIT, IN6ADDR_ANY_INIT and
			sockaddr_storage not declared by early kernels.

1336.	[bug]		getaddrinfo() could call freeaddrinfo() with an
			invalid pointer.

1335.	[bug]		res_nupdate() failed to update the name servers
			addresses before sending the update.

1334.	[bug]		A6 is expected in the additional section.

	--- 8.3.1-REL released --- (Thu Jan 31 21:28:59 PST 2002)
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE:	+61 2 9871 4742		         INTERNET: Mark.Andrews at

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