Zone removal messages

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Oct 31 10:16:08 UTC 2016

Dns Administrator <dnsadmdns at> wrote:
> Thought the querying appears to be correct, when I reload the dns server I
> get the following message:
> 27-Oct-2016 09:31:29.208 general: info: zone ./IN: (static-stub) removed

Yes, this log message is spurious.

The reason seems to be that named always reconfigures static-stub zones
from scratch, rather than reusing the existing zone object (see
ns_zone_reusable at the end of bin/named/zoneconf.c) but it doesn't log
that it created a replacement zone object.

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