Incremental Updates

Erik Rozendaal erik at
Fri Aug 26 19:27:44 UTC 2005

Timothy Der wrote:
> Thanks, I'm trying to get the actual numbers now.  In your opinion is it 
> doable to add incremental update functionality without being too 
> intrusive on the existing code base? (I'm guessing modification to zonec 
> would be the only changes).  Can new records be simply appended to the 
> DB or would insertion have to be done?  I'm still kind of fuzzy on the 
> DB file setup.

The database format really isn't designed for incremental changes.  The 
multiple database approach I outlined in the e-mail to Peter Friend is 
probably easier.

Another approach might be to have zonec load an existing database, then 
parse the updated zone from the zone file and write a completely new DB 


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