syntax/format of zone on slave $ORIGIN/paragraph - sorted?

Torinthiel torinthiel at
Wed Feb 9 18:50:38 UTC 2011

On 02/09/11 17:34, Walter Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> I have bind/named running on Linux master and slaves. All is good, but
> now when I’m trying to clean up some old records – I realized that
> sorted zone on slaves are quite uneven. What I meant is, the $ORIGIN
> splits the zone into some unknown to me syntax/format. Is there anywhere
> I can find the description/documentation on it – How exactly slave parse
> the zone from master and puts all these arbitrary paragraphs with $ORIGIN.

$ORIGIN is simply appended to every name that does not have dot at the end.
www a

and a
are completely equivalent.

Now, why would you want to look into slave files, except for verifying
that the zone transfer succeeded?

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