about unbound and systemd units

Frank Habicht geier at geier.ne.tz
Fri Nov 16 19:44:34 UTC 2018

first post. please be gentle

On 16/11/2018 19:36, Simon Deziel via Unbound-users wrote:
> Hi Rubén,
> On 2018-11-16 11:02 a.m., Rubén Torrero Marijnissen via Unbound-users wrote:
>> I was getting suggestions to have unbound-anchor.timer enabled by
>> default (even if unbound.service is not) but I'd say this way is
>> better because it only runs unbound-anchor.servce if unbound.servce
>> is running, but I might be completely wrong:
> I think there is value in maintaining the root.key file even if unbound
> isn't running. The rational is that other things (like unbound-host or
> packages using libunbound2) might want a current one.
> Not maintaining the root.key lead to at least one bug report in Ubuntu
> [1] and for that reason, I believe that Ubuntu/Debian [2] should also
> adopt a similar approach.

if you can, and you know how to, please keep it (root key) updated. even 
if it's not used.
tomorrow it might get used (the root key) [by the new dude, who enables 
validation] and you want it to be updated.


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