which is the vaild a format?

Wouter Wijngaards wouter at NLnetLabs.nl
Mon Dec 11 10:50:23 UTC 2006

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Ted Lindgreen wrote:
> [Quoting Robert Martin-Legene, on Dec 11, 10:50, in "Re: which is the vai ..."]
>  <zonefile error>
>> I think nsd MUST refuse to load it too.
> I do NOT think so, trying to do something clever with incorrect
> zonefiles is and always has been an explicit non-requirement.
> Please see the REQUIREMENTS file under C.1.
> If you want to change/update the REQUIREMENTS, which is basis for the
> NSD design and implementation, you can, of course, start a discussion
> on that topic.
> But then, you can expect me, and probably others also, to argue
> that dealing with zone file errors is an zonefile administrator
> task, and not a task for the (fast, high performance, thus mean-and-lean)
> NSD daemon process. There are off-line zonefile syntaxcheckers to
> assist zonefile administrators.

Oops, already implemented, but not in the server daemon, but in the zone
compiler for offline checking.

If NSD is transmitted a zone via AXFR that contains such CNAME and other
data, no error is given and it is served anyway, like you describe.

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