AW: Debian/Ubuntu: Why was the service renamed from bind9 to named?

Klaus Darilion klaus.darilion at
Wed Apr 15 07:09:08 UTC 2020

> > It would be great if you undo this change before release of 18.04
> you confuse the upstream project with your distribution
> bind9 was completly wrong in the debian world as well as apache2 for
> httpd, on sane distributions it's "httpt" and "named" all the years
> beause it's nonsense to throw vesions in service names

I do not complain about the version number, but of the name.

And in my opinion it is not sane to call a service/package httpd if the name of the software is Apache.


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