Root hints updates

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Thu Sep 6 13:08:05 UTC 2012

On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 08:06:45AM -0400,
 Timothe Litt <litt at> wrote 
 a message of 466 lines which said:

> This is a script to automagically update the root hints file. 

Since the first thing BIND does at startup is to check the root NS
set, and since DNSSEC guarantees that it is genuine, is there still an
use for this tool?

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