Single slave zone definition for two view (cache file name problem)

Konstantin Stefanov cstef at
Wed Mar 18 10:30:40 UTC 2015

On 18.03.2015 13:22, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>>> On 18.03.15 12:05, Constantin Stefanov wrote:
>>>> I can't. It stopped working after upgrade to 9.10, but worked before
>>>> with 9.6. And the question is how to keep the config as simple as it was
>>>> before upgrade.
>>> I mean, the "in-view" definitions...
> On 18.03.15 13:10, Konstantin Stefanov wrote:
>> So now I have to have two definitions for every slave zone in different
>> files. Well, it is the thing I did, but I do not like it.
>> Requirement to have 2 synced definitions in 2 different places leads to
>> bugs.
> and what did you have before? 
> multiple definitions of the same zones with the same filenames, which leads
> to bugs (although you were lucky not to encounter them)
Yes, I was lucky and everything worked for me as I thought it had to be.

> now you can have:
> definitions of zones with filename in one general view
> file with definitions of zones with "in-view".
> multiple inclusions of the file in multiple views.
And now I am unlucky as I have to make my cofig more complex, confusing
and bug-prone to achieve the same effect.

But I'm lucky enough to have three options to choose how to spoil my config.

>>>>> the only other way is stop using views...
> ... you still can stop using views.
And I can still stop using DNS.

If I only could stop using views, I would not ask the question.

Konstantin Stefanov,

Research Computing Center
M.V Lomonosov Moscow State University

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