Clarification on wildcard falls into glue records
Sam.Wilson at ed.ac.uk
Tue May 15 15:10:11 UTC 2012
In article <mailman.800.1337093642.63724.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> Sam Wilson <Sam.Wilson at ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Is a name on the RHS of an RR regarded as existing enough to prevent
> > wildcard lookup?
> No, only RR owner names.
> > In this I would have expected the NS lookup to be followed by an A
> > lookup for abc.a.example.com which would match the wildcard, assuming no
> > other records match that name on the LHS.
> Yes that should work. The latter answer might appear to be missing because
> additional section processing is a bit special. In your original question
> you mentioned glue, ...
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