Subject: Re: BIND8 upgrade?
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From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
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Date: 01/26/2004 16:05:27
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> 	question.  do we want BIND 8.4.4 (latest version on 8.4 branch)
> 	or would like to stay on BIND 8.3 branch?

	announcement for BIND 8.4.4


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		BIND 8.4.4 Release (8.4.4-REL)

BIND 8.4.4 is a maintenance release of BIND 8.4.

	Maintenance Release.

the distribution files are:

the pgp signature files are:

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz) = bd812cdd6545f6719b9f8396002181d7
MD5 (bind-contrib.tar.gz.asc) = 3659c2ffa1a68cf5494b69920cc7812f
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz) = 8a4b805b7f4aa6a7b1e1a1d1b2a02d51
MD5 (bind-doc.tar.gz.asc) = 088db1073ee8c9142db18f9ca3923853
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz) = 493bb9fe98468ce49306bf713fd6206b
MD5 (bind-src.tar.gz.asc) = e9a2f26c75983ee7ec2ef52fd316775f

Windows NT / Windows 2000 binary distribution.

the md5 checksums are:

MD5 (readme1st.txt) = ac4ce260f151dc1ab393c145f4288bba
MD5 ( = 20a0de3d4116e7f11b89316ae14a5ddd
MD5 ( = 6f458f4eefb953b98472b1c7096ba124

MD5 (readme1sttools.txt) = eef4c5782be1a1faac3ca0c756eaef05
MD5 ( = ba0873cdcd0eb6b19212a8eea7b0e704
MD5 ( = c6b9dc77dd2a20526d3e645fa45a47de

top of CHANGES says:

	-- 8.4.4 released --- (Thu Jan 15 18:07:14 PST 2004)

1639.	[port]		linux: glibc compatibility.

1638.	[bug]		"controls { inet * ....; };" was broken.

1637.	[bug]		if the current lookup requires self glue allow nslookup
			to signal that the caller may call check the parent.

1636.	[bug]		fully reset the query control structure after following
			a cname.

1635.	[bug]		delayed sysqueries were not being subject to sysquery
			chaining distance test.

1634.	[bug]		improve sysquery() duplicate detection.

1633.	[port]		linux: maintain binary compatability with linux's
			struct addrinfo.

1632.	[port]		solaris: maintain binary compatability with
			sun's struct addrinfo.

1631.	[cleanup]	only attempt to open the IPv6 query source if
			HAS_INET6_STRUCTS is defined.

1630.	[debug]		tracing for more resolver options.

1629.	[bug]		track which nameservers we have made a sysquery()

1628.	[bug]		don't lookup missing alternate addresses for
			lame servers.

1627.	[bug]		named-xfer: failure to supply manditory option -f
			resulted in a core dump.

1626.	[port]		decunix: used -std1 rather than -std.

1625.	[bug]		forward-only wasn't working correctly.

1624.	[port]		decunix: provide ALIGN macro.

1623.	[bug]		change #1614 contained a error stopped the
			presence AAAA records delaying the A lookups.

1622.	[bug]		restore missing "/" from query log.

1621.	[port]		hpux: make include/arpa/inet.h compatible with
			that distributed by HP when _XOPEN_SOURCE_EXTENDED
			is defined.

1620.	[port]		decunix: silence "-std1" warnings in ns_main.c.

1619.	[port]		decunix: remove duplicate typedefs.

1618.	[func]		report amount of time is seconds since the host
			statistics were last cleared or server started.

	--- 8.4.3 released --- (Mon Nov 24 17:27:52 PST 2003)