root hints

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Sat Jan 29 02:51:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 08:10:10PM +0000, Jack Tavares wrote:
> I have a question about the hints file.
> It is "built in" to BIND.
> Does bind check for updates to this periodically?
> If so, where does it get it from ?
> I assume it gets it from
> Does bind contain a hardcode for that IP address?
> or does it use the existing hints to find the address
> of "" and then download a new

To the best of my knowledge, NO.

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