big improvement in BIND9 auth-server startup time
Mark K. Pettit
pettit at yahoo-inc.com
Mon Aug 8 22:49:09 UTC 2011
Not sure where to report this, but there's a problem in the documentation of BIND 9.7.4, as distributed by ISC.
The Release Notes included in the bind-9.7.4 tarball, as well as the release notes on the web site:
state that the environment variable to improve loading times for name servers with large numbers of zones is:
But that is incorrect. The actual variable name is:
I discovered this because I was curious how this change was implemented (I had not seen the blog post http://www.isc.org/community/blog/201107/major-improvement-bind-9-startup-performance when I started to look into this), and couldn't find the string "BIND9_ZONE_TASKS_HINTS" anywhere in the source code.
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