Root hints zone in BIND 9

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Sat Dec 14 01:42:41 UTC 2002

> Hello,
> I have read that in BIND 9 the root hint zone file was per default
> included in the binary. Does that mean I don't need to specify it
> anymore in my named.conf file ?
> Regards

	Well at the moment you need it because there is no release
	out with the new address for J in it.  In general you should
	specify it even if you can get away without specifying it.
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
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