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

@lbutlr kremels at
Tue Jul 21 22:23:48 UTC 2020

On 21 Jul 2020, at 06:37, Mark Andrews <marka at> wrote:
> On 21 Jul 2020, at 18:23, @lbutlr <kremels at> wrote:
>> Bind is a poor choice for desktop use. Packages like unbound are much better for that sort of use, and it is fr less critical if those packages have security issues.
> Anything that talks to the net is critical path from a security perspective.

There are different levels of critical, and unbound is a lot further down that list that bind.

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