DNS Cache Snooping?

Paul Vixie Paul_Vixie at isc.org
Wed Jun 25 18:14:05 UTC 2008

Chris Thompson <cet1 at hermes.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> Is this some strange meaning of the phrase "fully backward-compatible"
> of which I was previously unaware?


> Most obviously allow-recursion defaults to "localnets;localhost;" in 9.4
> instead of "any;" in 9.3. That's exactly the sort of thing that "could
> break existing configurations", big time.

ok, you got me on that one.

> The change has an entirely rational motivation, and it's pretty well
> documented, but you really can't claim that it isn't an incompatibility.

i expect it will fix more broken configs than it will break working ones,
but your point is valid.  suppose RH's 9.4 RPM were to edit your named.conf?
Paul Vixie

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