BIND 8.3.1-REL is now available

phn at phn at
Sat Feb 9 14:02:31 UTC 2002

Steph L <Stephane.Lentz at> wrote:
> On 8 Feb 2002 15:35:14 -0800, Jim Reid <jim at> wrote:
>>>>>>> "David" == David Carts <david.carts at> writes:
>>    David> If that is true, why does the announcement state that the
>>    David> only 8.  release I should be running is 8.2.5?
>> Because you should always be running the latest version. A whole bunch
>> of bugs get fixed and enhancements made for each release: see the
>> CHANGES file. What's the point of doing that if people won't install
>> and run the code? ...

> So sad most Linux RPM maintainers (Mandrake, Redhat, ...) do not 
> take these considerations into account. They all shipped some
> 8.2.3 versions but never released some RPM update for 8.2.5. 
> Linux distributions are only willing to release updates for 
> security fixes. The same goes for Bind9 RPMs. Really Sad .....
> It would be great to have some META bind.spec contribution
> so all Linux people can keep up to date without installing 
> BIND updates "manually". 

Maybe that is a good reason to use BSD, upgrading bind is a process
of unpack, configure make and make install. Simple as that.

> Stephane.

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