Using $GENERATE on KEY & TXT RRs?
simon+bind9-workers at josefsson.org
Fri Aug 2 23:17:26 UTC 2002
David Terrell <dbt at meat.net> writes:
> On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 05:57:51PM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
>> >>>>> "Matt" == Matt Larson <mlarson at verisign.com> writes:
>> >> What would it take to change the code so that it also supports
>> >> KEY & TXT RRs?
>> Matt> $GENERATE is not applicable to KEY:
>> Matt> draft-ietf-dnsext-restrict-Key-for-dnssec deprecates all non-DNSSEC uses
>> Matt> for KEY, confining that type to the zone apex. The DNSSEC document
>> Matt, that's a draft. It isn't gospel.
> Dollars to donuts, it will be gospel. Adding IPSEC/TLS/SSH keys
> to the KEY record means you sling a lot of extra data around in DNS
> when you're just trying to do DNSSEC verifies; enough to likely
> break DNSSEC.
Why would DNSSEC break because of this? If DNSSEC breaks because of
unrelated data, perhaps DNSSEC should be fixed instead of forbidding
the unrelated data.
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