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

Dennis Clarke dclarke at
Mon Jul 20 16:34:07 UTC 2020

> And for what it's worth, not all systems moved away from "named" to
> "bind9".  I've been running FreeBSD for decades, and I can't remember
> ever calling the service "bind9".

No one ever calls named anything other than named. In a sane world.

Dennis Clarke
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