default dns config change causing major poolpah

M. Warner Losh imp at
Thu Aug 2 04:44:11 UTC 2007

In message: <18097.4424.855875.392421 at>
            Randy Bush <randy at> writes:
: >> However, I thought it was a really, really, terrible idea,
: > You're entitled to your opinion. If you take a look at the thread on
: > the dns-operations list you'll see that there are a lot of really
: > smart people lined up on both sides of this argument.
: which, to some of us, would have been a clue not to make a change
: with no discussion

I tend to agree.  In general in FreeBSD, when there's no consensus for
a change, then the change doesn't happen.  When there is a change that
causes contention, typically, it is backed out until consensus can be

I'm not sure what the right thing to do here is, but when I see Paul
Vixie say a change is bad, I tend to think long and hard about why I
think it is right.


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