Help: setting a CNAME record for the domain

Derek J. Balling dredd at
Thu Mar 1 06:04:40 UTC 2001

At 8:12 AM -0800 2/25/01, Tal Dayan wrote:
>Also, if we go with the patch approach, what about our outsourced secondary
>DNS servers, will they know how to handle this ?

They should, if they follow the spec, reject the AXFR'ed zones as invalid
due to errors.

>And if this patch does not create a problem with the rest of the DNS world,
>how about submitting your patch to the Bind maintainers, asking to include
>this great feature with a runtime switch that enable / disabled it.

I would call that a waste of energy as I doubt a patch to break the RFC
will be very likely to be included in the src tarball... ;-)

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