[ISC BIND 9.10.2-P1 and older] "flawed" zone file modification check

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Tue Jun 30 00:31:34 UTC 2015

In message <barmar-FF022F.19565529062015 at 88-209-239-213.giganet.hu>, Barry Marg
olin writes:
> Furthermore, it's not necessarily true that you want to ignore a zone 
> file just because it's older than the one previously used. Suppose you 
> restore a zone file from a backup, and it gets the original mtime. 
> Wouldn't you want a reload to pick this up? Maybe it should warn about 
> it, but not reject it completely.

If you recover from backup you will also generally want to bump the
serial to that which is more than the slaves or else your slave
won't pick up the "current" contents.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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