cname quick question

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at
Thu Mar 8 22:13:10 UTC 2001

At 7:58 PM +0000 3/8/01, peter at wrote:

>  I would rather say that dig 8.3 cannot handle DNAMES. Trying with
>  the dig that build with bind 9 shows :

	Of course, you're using a BINDv9 dig against a BINDv9 server, and 
getting back an answer that is not understood by earlier versions of 

	However, it would be very interesting to see what happens when a 
BINDv9 dig queries a domain (such as through a BIND 8 
server -- does BIND 8 freak out when it sees the DNAME records?  What 
gets passed through to the BINDv9 client?

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at>

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
# 531-byte qrpff-fast, Keith Winstein and Marc Horowitz <sipb-iap-dvd at>
# MPEG 2 PS VOB file on stdin -> descrambled output on stdout
# arguments: title key bytes in least to most-significant order
# Usage:
# qrpff 153 2 8 105 225 /mnt/dvd/VOB_FILE_NAME | extract_mpeg2 | mpeg2_dec -
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-2?0:$m&17)),$b^=$_%64?12:0, at z)[$_%8]}(16..271);if((@a=unx"C*",$_)[20]&48){$h
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(($h>>=8)+=$f+(~$g&$t))for at a[128..$#a]}print+x"C*", at a}';s/x/pack+/g;eval

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