truncated responses vs. minimal-responses?

Tony Finch dot at
Fri Nov 30 15:04:00 UTC 2012

Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at> wrote:
> Nice to see. I'm seeing recommendations to set minimal-responses to avoid
> truncation problem anywhere and I'd like to have documented somewhere that
> it just won't help...

It will reduce the likelihood of a fragmented response and therefore poor
interactions with misconfigured firewalls. But another way to avoid that
problem is to reduce the EDNS UDP buffer size.

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