ISC libbind 6.0rc1 is now available (RESEND)

Evan Hunt Evan_Hunt at
Sat Mar 7 07:48:00 UTC 2009

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                ISC libbind 6.0rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for ISC libbind 6.0.

ISC's libbind provides the standard UNIX resolver library, along with
header files and documentation.  Originally written for BIND 8, it was
included in BIND 9 as optionally-compiled code through release 9.5.  It
has been removed from subsequent releases of BIND 9, and is now provided
as a separate package.

ISC libbind 6.0rc1 can be downloaded from

The PGP signature of the distribution is at

The signature was generated with the ISC public key, which is available at:

Changes since 6.0b1:

                        -- 6.0rc1 released --

11.	[func]		Add tests subdirectory.  Includes dig8.c, to test 
			linking against libbind. [RT #19425]

10.	[func]		Add suppport for DS, SSHFP, RRSIG, NSEC, DNSKEY,
			DHCID, NSEC3, NSEC3PARAM, HIP and DLV. [RT #19330]

Evan Hunt -- each at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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