restructuring/redesigning BIND (was Re: 9.2.5 db causes high cpu?)

Chan Wilson cwilson at
Tue Feb 22 21:34:19 UTC 2005

On  0, Paul Vixie <paul at> inscribed onto the electric medium...
> named in BIND9 starts up pretty quick, if you mean "starts to read its
> zone files", or even "starts to answer queries" if you don't have a lot
> of zone-data to read in.  

Well.... yeah, ok.  But I still think it takes too long to load zone
files and answer queries.  The fact that named blocks completely until
all zones are loaded is annoying.

> now that the apache2 people have done the hard work of figuring out now
> to do "DSO"'s on many different systems, i am ready to agree with you
> for things like DLZ.  "define a plug-in architecture" was on the roadmap
> draft i last saw.

Neat.  Is that on the ISC site somewhere? :-o ;-)




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