BIND8 entering end of life; changes to ftp.isc.org (affects mirrors)
cet1 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Sun Aug 12 22:59:31 UTC 2007
On Aug 10 2007, Adam Tkac wrote:
>I don't think this is good idea. I don't know how many servers are BIND
>8 but if all BIND 8 servers will be replaced by BIND 9 it means that
>about 70% servers are BIND 9. I don't want imagine what could happen if
>someone find security hole in BIND 9 and start massive attack against
>DNS. Better could be wait to BIND 10 and put BIND 8 to EOL when BIND 10
>will be released.
This would only make sense if BIND 10 were a recode-from-scratch exercise
to the same extent as BIND 9 was. Somehow, I don't see that happening.
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