about the dig

Lyle Giese lyle at lcrcomputer.net
Tue Jul 19 13:18:29 UTC 2011

On 7/19/2011 1:16 AM, Feng He wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Marc Lampo<marc.lampo at eurid.eu>  wrote:
>> the list cannot be built-in, because some organisations work with an
>> internal
>>   root.  The local caching name server is the only one to know those "new"
>> root's.)
> I don't think so.
> BIND 9 has the built-in root list.

BIND is the name of a collection of DNS related software and consists of 
many pieces, which named and dig are but two of them.  To the best of my 
knowledge, only named has a root list built-in, which can be overwritten 
by the proper use of config directives in named.conf.

Lyle Giese
LCR Computer Services, Inc.

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