bind 9.2.1 cache flushing

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Tue Jan 21 20:29:58 UTC 2003

> hi all,
> is there a way we can tell bind 9.2.1 to not flush the cache? i'd like to 
> keep the cache for about a week or so and not have it flush/clear every 
> hour.
> any help is apprieciated.
> thanks!
> -angie

	It doesn't flush the cache.  It cleans *expired* entries
	from the cache that havn't been cleaned as a side effect
	of the normal lookup process.  This is a garbage collection

Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
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