[nsd-users] NSD 4.1.18rc1 pre-release

Stuart Henderson stu at spacehopper.org
Thu Nov 16 11:41:52 UTC 2017

On 2017/11/16 05:57, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Nov 2017, W.C.A. Wijngaards wrote:
> > This release has features for saving memory and faster notification.
> > With --enable-packed, 33% memory savings could be had, or something
> > along that size.  Notification of secondary servers happens in parallel,
> > and has faster timeouts.  More sockets are used for zone transfers.
> > This speeds up communication with a larger set of servers.
> What is the downside of this option? I assume there is one, because
> otherwise this would not be a compile time option?
> I'm trying to make the determination for RHEL/CentOS/Fedora on whether
> I want this compile time option enabled or not.

If you do enable it, make sure you test on strict-alignment architectures
if your OS supports them.

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