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Re: [NANOG] Re: Reasons why BIND isn't being upgraded

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Thu Feb 01 23:09:03 2001

On Thu, 01 February 2001, Paul Vixie wrote:
> pi@vuurwerk.nl (Pim van Riezen) writes:
> > bogosity while updating 8.2.2-P7 to 8.2.3:
> > 
> > (1) 8.2.3 Doesn't accept the "(" in the SOA string to be on the next line
> >     after the IN SOA. Our script-generated zonefiles, about 45000 of them,
> >     all had this.
> 
> Neither do the relevant RFC's, or any other DNS implementation.  Pre-8.2.3
> was simply _wrong_ to accept that syntax.

Is there any particular harm from accepting this syntax.  It wouldn't be
the first time a RFC has been updated to match working code.








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