[Unbound-users] unbound vs nsd
ondrej at sury.org
Wed May 21 15:10:05 UTC 2008
Farkas Levente píše v St 21. 05. 2008 v 16:42 +0200:
> Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 03:27:22PM +0200,
> > Farkas Levente <lfarkas at bppiac.hu> wrote
> > a message of 19 lines which said:
> >> nlnetlabs develop nsd and unbound too. why?
> > Because one is authoritative-only and the other recursive-only.
> >> - why not merge the two project?
> > That would be fun since most BIND users request a separation between
> > the two functions :-)
> ok i didn't look into the code so i don't know (just ask the authors),
> but for me it seems there are many overlapping code in these projects
> (dnssec, resolver, lookup etc). now it seems there are 3 separate
> project nsd, unbound and ldns which have many common part (eg: drill,
> unbound-host) and still have different source.
drill and unbound-host are really different tools. bind9 has host and
dig as well and they're used for different purposes.
> at least a common lib makes me happy:-)
Unbound uses ldns library. AFAIK NSD doesn't need ldns since it's not
a _client_ only a server. And only function it uses from DNSSEC is
> just a very quick look:
You picked wrong example. Those are just _compat_ functions to support
And unbound uses ldns library.
> ps. just a small note as i already ask it
> none of them has dynamic update:-(
And Wouter gave you perfect reasoning why NSD doesn't have dynamic
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