Correction: 9.3.0rc4 [Re: HEADS UP! BIND 9.2.3 coming soon!]

Scott Long scottl at
Thu Sep 16 14:23:15 PDT 2004

Scott Long wrote:
> All,
> 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 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.
> Scott

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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