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Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Sun Jun 6 14:43:31 UTC 2021

On 06/06/2021 16:26, mj via nsd-users wrote:

Hi MJ,

> Actually: we are in a similar situation. We're currently running bind9,
> and were interested in to switching to NSD for the authorative dns
> services, but it seems that you have to compile newer releases (with
> security fixes etc) yourself, or there is a repo somewhere we're missing?
> We're on debian 10. It recommended to simply install the NSD that debian
> comes with, and rely on debian for the security fixes?

Debian packages are often well behind upstream releases. For example,
Debian 10 (buster) still has NSD 4.1.26, whereas the upstream version is

However, for Debian, there's usually a repository called backports. If
you enable it, you can get newer versions of packages. For example,
"buster-backports" currently has NSD 4.3.5 in it. You could also enable
the "experimental" repo and get the latest 4.3.6 release.


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