Correction: 9.3.0rc4 [Re: HEADS UP! BIND 9.2.3 coming soon!]
scottl at samsco.org
Thu Sep 16 14:23:15 PDT 2004
Scott Long wrote:
> I wanted to give everyone fair warning that BIND 9.2.3 will be replacing
> the ancient BIND8 in HEAD/6-CURRENT in the next few days, likely this
> weekend. If you are running production BIND servers then you might want
> to hop over to http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/FAQ.php and read up
> to make sure you won't have any surprises. BIND9 will then be merged to
> RELENG_5 once it has settled in HEAD and will be the default for the 5.3
> release. There are no plans to merge it into RELENG_4 or any other
> branch at this time. I know that it is quite late in the release cycle
> to be doing this, but it is probably the highest requested feature for
> 5.3 at this point and we need to switch to the 9.x codebase for RELENG_5
> since the 8.x codebase is quite old and is nearing the end of its life.
> Many thanks and best of luck to Dag-Erling Smørgrav and Tom Rhodes for
> leading this effort.
Wanted to follow up and say that I spoke a little too quickly earlier.
It looks like the BIND guys will be importing 9.3.0rc4, not 9.2.3.
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