Suboptimal behavior from nsd
alexis at ww.net
Mon Jan 12 16:23:29 UTC 2004
Once Ted Lindgreen wrote:
>[Quoting Alexis Yushin, on Jan 12, 16:10, in "Re: Suboptimal behav ..."]
>> Once Ted Lindgreen wrote:
>> >[Quoting Stephane Bortzmeyer, on Jan 12, 14:55, in "Re: Suboptimal behav ..."]
>> >> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:36:51PM +0100,
>> >> Ted Lindgreen <ted at tednet.nl> wrote
>> >> a message of 49 lines which said:
>> >> > An authoritative-only server should only produce the necessary
>> >> > glue: info about in-zone nameservers, and no other Additional
>> >> > data.
>> >> So, BIND is wrong?
>> >No, BIND is (per default) not an "authoritative-only server".
>> >BIND is (also) a caching forwarder, and caching forwarders can/may
>> >give back any RRsets it has properly looked up and successfully
>> >cached earlier, when it believes such RRsets may to be relevant to
>> >the requestor (like an A RR to which a CNAME or an MX points).
>> As long as AA flag is not set on the answer.
>No, that is not true:
> The AA flag reflects the status of the info in the "ANSWER SECTION",
> and says nothing about status of the info in the "ADDITIONAL SECTION".
Well we were talking about BIND returning the A records in the answer
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