bind source code modification
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Wed Nov 23 21:52:38 UTC 2005
>Is anyone interested in a possibly quick modification of the bind
>source? I'd be willing to pay up to $100 USD via paypal if interested.
> I'm guessing for someone that knows the source it would be a 5 min
>I'd like to create a 'magic' host that when queried for would give an
>answer record with the source ip address... For instance, if you query
>for the A record of 'www.example.com' and the authoritative dns server
>has '127.0.0.255' as the rrdata it would swap that for the requestors
>ip address. I would want any A records with 127.0.0.255 (or some other
>magical ip) to instead return the ip address of the resolver that
>requested it. This will be used for some diagnostics, debugging, as
>well as some research purposes. I understand that the source ip might
>be an isp caching server or the direct end user - this is part of the
Do you really need BIND for this? Why not just delegate the "magic" host
to an instance running Net::DNS::Nameserver or some other smaller, more
flexible piece of nameserver code that you can hack to your heart's content?
>If interested please reply to here or email unlisted at gmail.com
Somehow I doubt that unlisted at gmail.com is going to go anywhere useful.
Did Gmail rewrite that address?
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