Problems about forward zone for subdomain

Ralph Dolmans ralph at
Thu Sep 14 13:08:28 UTC 2017

Hi Newell,

On 14-09-17 13:52, Newell Zhu via Unbound-users wrote:
> What does it mean?
> I want to find NS for <>, It it
> result to <> instead of
> <>.
> Am I make mistakes or it’s designed to?

You are right that will be the result from
rbtree_find_less_equal(). However, when there is no exact match,
forwards_lookup() will continue to go up until the qname is a subdomain
of the forward zone. See iterator/iter_fwd.c:360.

-- Ralph

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