root hints

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Fri Jan 28 03:19:06 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 09:59:58AM +0800, pyh at wrote:
> That means since BIND 9.2 we don't have the need to make a hints file for 
> named. Yep in current days who are running the named version below 9.2?

Surprisingly more people than you would imagine.  Is Bill M still doing
his periodic surveys?

Just because we don't need to, doesn't mean that it's a good practtice
not to.  And it's so easy to create one on a system where DNS is already
set up.

	dig ns . > root.hints

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

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