CNAME and other data , BUG #428
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Thu Dec 5 20:10:52 UTC 2002
Simply put: because it's not a valid master file and therefore cannot be
"Chimento, Douglas" wrote:
> >From what I have seen :
> If A records show up in the file before cnames , it seems to work fine.
> Why does BIND reject the entire zone and not the entry which caused the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Darcy [mailto:kcd at daimlerchrysler.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 2:32 PM
> To: 'comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org'
> Subject: Re: CNAME and other data , BUG #428
> "Chimento, Douglas" wrote:
> > > If you actually serve such errors to the internet,
> > > your DNS won't work anyways - so there's no point in disabling it.
> > Huh?
> > Yes it will.
> > Are you saying that people running version 8.1.2 and lower with this
> > error won't work at all?
> It might work *intermittently*, depending on the order in which the records
> are seen, and the respective software versions and standards-conformance of
> the servers and/or clients which are communicating with your server(s).
> Certainly nothing I'd trust a production system to.
> - Kevin
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