HEADS UP: BIND 9.4.1 imported

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Jun 3 02:27:43 UTC 2007


On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 04:43:21PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Howdy,
> 
> After extensive testing, I've upgraded the BIND in the base to version
> 9.4.1. This version contains a lot of performance improvements,
> especially for threading, so I've re-enabled it by default. The other
> most significant thing in this version is improved DNSSEC, which will
> of course be of interest to only a few of you (unfortunately). :)
> 
> For the vast majority of users, this should be a noop. Please test,
> especially if you have a heavier loaded name server, and report any
> issues.

Also I'll remark that we remain very interested in getting access to
either a busy nameserver or the data stream from one, in order to
profile FreeBSD kernel activity and look for places to optimize
performance.

Kris



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