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

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Fri Feb 02 14:54:19 2001

> From: Pim van Riezen [mailto:pi@vuurwerk.nl]
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 3:59 AM
> 
> On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> 
> > > Pete Elke's point about preproduction testing could  perhaps be
> > > turned from a combative tone to the constructive without loss of
> > > information.
> >
> > Isn't that why NSI is running a stealth master root server 
> ... so they _are
> > able_ to do pre-production testing of zone files? In the 
> past few years,
> > there were a lot of root server outages that would have 
> been prevented by
> > that practice.
> 
> To be honest, yes it wuold've saved me some extra frustration if I had
> known there would be such issues. Yes, a test situation is 
> ideal to get
> these changes figured out. I just counted on it to be a 
> trivial upgrade
> and it wasn't.

Repeat after me; There is no such thing as a trivial upgrade.





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