Two domains reporting errors

Barry Margolin barmar at
Sun Sep 28 03:48:35 UTC 2014

In article <mailman.998.1411854427.26362.bind-users at>,
 Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> The subsequent uses of the @ sign will inherit their labels from the 
> context of the previous label.

The @ always gets replaced with the current origin. The origin starts 
out as the zone name from named.conf, and only changes when you use the 
$ORIGIN directive.

Lines inherit their label from the previous line if they start with 
whitespace (i.e. they have no label of their own).

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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