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Sat Jun 25 19:37:24 UTC 2005
not a good idea as in not a good idea to ask or not a good idea to do what i
----- Original Message -----
From: "Danny Mayer" <mayer at gis.net>
To: "Mike A" <dev at devolition.co.uk>
Cc: <bind-users at isc.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 8:33 PM
Subject: Re: modifying bind
> Mike A wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i am currently trying to code an option like $GENERATE but instead of
> > generating the records in advance, it would generate them on the fly and
> > cache them. Currently i have code in place that generates a hostname
> > requested IP address however i am not sure how to get bind to add it to
> > cache and return the generated hostname as a ptr record.
> > The code to generate the hosts on the fly was inserted inside the else
> > statement in lib/dns/rbt.c around line 1028. As far as i know, this
> > populates the foundname with the generated hostname but doesn't do
> > in regards to adding a record to the rb tree or getting bind to return
> > host.
> > Can anyone tell me what is needed to make bind return the result
> > in the foundname variable or give some hints to find out?
> > If this is the wrong place to be asking, could someone suggest a better
> > alternative?
> bind-workers at isc.org is probably a better place.
> I'm not saying whether or not this is a good idea.
> > thanks in advance,
> > Mike
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