Future of BIND's built-in empty zone list

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu May 14 16:34:35 UTC 2015

Am 14.05.2015 um 18:29 schrieb Chris Thompson:
> Now that RFCs 7434 & 7435 have been published, how do ISC see the future
> of the seemingly ever-expanding built-in empty zone list in BIND?
> One possibility that seems plausible to me is to add EMPTY.AS112.ARPA
> to the list now, and remove existing entries if and when the corresponding
> names in the public DNS acquire DNAMEs pointing to that (hopefully ones
> with large TTLs)

hopefully not

the whole purpose of "emtpy zones" is to avoid *any* recursion, in the 
past you had to create all that empty zones at your own to reach that goal

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