Caching and upper case issue with BIND 9.9.7-P3

Tony Finch dot at
Wed Sep 23 16:01:05 UTC 2015

cypher Nix <ciphernix at> wrote:
> Has anyone seen this behavior before ? Is this a bug ?

See the CHANGES file:

4079.   [func]          Preserve the case of the owner name of records to
                        the RRset level. [RT #37442]

> This caused issues for certain applications on our network that did string
> comparison and expected the answer section to be in lower case.

That's a bug in those applications.

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