Reply Code 0x8083 vs 0x8080
marka at isc.org
Fri May 30 04:34:27 UTC 2014
In message <1401424053.51486.YahooMailNeo at web121604.mail.ne1.yahoo.com>, Jiann-
Ming Su writes:
> Looking through the traces of the NXDomain vs NoError responses. The
> NoError response includes the list of the Internet root servers. This
> would definitely be a valid response for a "." query. I wonder if I've
> run into a bug with this particular version of BIND where it ignores or
> changes the actual query with a "." lookup. Hence the NoError response
> with the full list of root servers.
Apply Occams Razor. The client made a "." query.
Named returns the query it was asked. It it pointless to return
anything else as the client is supposed to check and discared answers
that don't match.
Mark Andrews, ISC
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