why doesn't rndc return exit status ?

Evan Hunt Evan_Hunt at isc.org
Sun May 25 05:06:15 UTC 2008

> unlike many daemons, bind allows for configuration changes without  
> restarting, since doing so can be slow and lose cache contents. That's  
> good, but it seems the exit status of rndc does not reflect the  
> success/failure of the operation.

Indeed it doesn't, and it seems like a useful idea.  It may turn out
there's a good reason not to do it, but offhand I can't think of one.

Mail it to bind-suggest at isc.org and it'll get into our ticketing system.

Evan Hunt -- evan_hunt at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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