Exercising RFC 5011 rollovers

Timothe Litt litt at acm.org
Sat Nov 26 15:16:26 UTC 2011

There are tools for this.  E.g. libfaketime

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-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Mayers [mailto:p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk] 
Sent: Saturday, November 26, 2011 04:20
To: bind-users at lists.isc.org
Subject: Re: Exercising RFC 5011 rollovers

On 11/25/2011 08:49 PM, Evan Hunt wrote:

> Timing considerations make it difficult to have an automatic test for 
> this in the standard BIND test suite; the RFC requires certain things 
> to take a very long time.  Unless you modify named to speed

Feature suggestion: some sort of synthetic clock option to named for use in
the test suite ("--test-unixtime-offset") or something?

Obviously non-trivial.

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