whether to return RRSIG RRs

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Jul 5 10:26:56 UTC 2011

Cathy Zhang <zhangclcathy at gmail.com> wrote:

>     # Check direct query for RRSIG: If it's not cached with other records,
>     # it should result in an empty response.
> Why shouldn't recursive server return RRSIG RRs to the client?

An RRSIG is part of the RRset that it signs, and the whole thing must
travel together as a unit. If you fetch the signature and the signed
records separately, you are likely to encounter a spurious mismatch when
the authoritative data changes.

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