BIND 8.3.1-REL is now available

Alaa Alamood aaa at
Sat Feb 9 20:59:10 UTC 2002


Does this version of bind using sockets when to connect with the clients 
like version 9.x or it using file system to get the information form the 


Jim Reid 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? If you have a problem, the first thing you'll be
>advised to do on this list is upgrade to the current release. It might
>fix the problem you're complaining about. Nobody really cares about a
>problem in old code that has been fixed in the current release.
>BTW, the web page may be out of date. If you want IPv6 and ENDS0
>support in BIND8, you should be running the current version of
>BIND8.3, 8.3.1. This code is not in 8.2. Since these additions are
>condidered "major changes", they get a different release branch.
>An even better choice would be to run the current BIND9 release.

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