root hints

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Wed Jan 26 05:37:02 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:20:18AM +0800, pyh at wrote:
> Hello, 
>  From what version of bind we won't include the root hints file in 
> named.conf? Since the bind server has been including it inherently. 

I could be wrong, but I think that all V9 and even all V8 had this
"feature".  I include them anyway - because sometimes I need to change
what's hidden in the program.

With current V9 you can 'cp /dev/null $directory/named.conf' and have
'named' work fine.  But I have only done this once, just for the

** Joe Yao				jsdy at - Joseph S. D. Yao

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