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Re: Sprint?

  • From: Paul A Vixie
  • Date: Wed Jun 25 13:55:46 1997

> The cause of this is not the OS, per se, its the version of BIND that
> it incorporates. Recent versions do character checking before
> accepting the response. This avoids nasty buffer overflows and the
> like.

yes.

> I can sympathize with Sprint's delay since my network has the same
> problem. On OSen which included this newer version of BIND for which I
> had source, I had to kinda "break" it to get name resolution until
> such time as people decide on a new naming schema.

wierd.  all you have to say on 4.9.6 is:

	check-names response ignore

whereas on 8.1.1 it's

	options {
		check-names response ignore;
	};

note the ";" in the second example.

what part of the source did you have to tweak?




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