HEADS UP! BIND 9.2.3 coming soon!

Gordon Bergling gbergling at 0xfce3.net
Thu Sep 16 14:54:01 PDT 2004

On Thu Sep 16, 2004 at 02:59PM -0500, Steve Ames wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 07:21:34PM +0200, Gordon Bergling wrote:
> > Thanks for doing this. :)
> > 
> > Are there any plans to choose a zone-file layout like it is in OpenBSD?
> > On OpenBSD they store the zone-files in /var which separate folders for
> > Master,Slave and standard.
> ? Don't you just put one of these in your named.conf:
> options {
>        directory "/var/namedb";
> };
> As for 'master','slave', etc... you can specify those directories directly
> also:
> zone "my-domain.net" {
>        type master;
>        file "master/my-domain.net";
> };
> would put this in the "master" subdirectory of the directory listed in
> options.
> The configuration file can also be stored in /var... just invoke 'named'
> with the right command line:
> named [-c conffile]
> e.g. '/usr/sbin/named -c /var/named/named.conf'
> Since BIND already handled all of this I'm not sure how this could be xBSD
> specific?

Your are absolutley right on the configuration examples, but what I mean
was how BIND will be imported. Off course its true that this isn't
really xBSD specific, but I personally like the OpenBSD way a little bit
more than the FreeBSD way. 

(No, this should't be a start of a flame. ;)

best regards,


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