Negative zones; NXDOMAIN responses

Steven Carr sjcarr at
Sun May 19 22:23:51 UTC 2013

On 19 May 2013 23:14, Sten Carlsen <stenc at> wrote:
> .local actually has meaning for most modern systems, so I would question the
> wisdom of what you want to do.
> You may find some functions of systems not working any more. Obviously it is
> up to you in the end.

Looking at the bug link that would seem to indicate why he wants to
send back NXDOMAIN. Avahi seems to check for .local on startup by
default and if it gets a valid response then doesn't start publishing.

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