CNAME and other data , BUG #428
Douglas.Chimento at FMR.COM
Fri Dec 6 03:14:57 UTC 2002
> Yes. Why should anyone expect a server to be coded to accept an
> illegal configuration.
Yes I agree, BUT
look at my previous postings you will see that I showed a slave server
loading illegal configuration.
22.214.171.124 ,a 8.3.4 server, loads a zone from a 8.1.2 master.
have a look your self:
dig @126.96.36.199 -t axfr example.com
From: Mark.Andrews at isc.org
To: Chimento, Douglas
Cc: 'comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org'
Sent: 12/5/02 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: CNAME and other data , BUG #428
> These are good points, thank you for the info.
> However my question really was , Should a slave server reject
> with a CNAME error?
Yes. Why should anyone expect a server to be coded to accept an
BIND 4 and early BIND 8 issued warnings thinking that server
administators were compentent and would correct the errors
reported. We know now that a vast number arn't compentent and
that the only way to get incorrect configurations fixed is to
make them fail.
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark.Andrews at isc.org
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