Subject: Re: BIND8 upgrade?
To: Chris Pinnock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/2004 17:54:32
[ On Wednesday, January 28, 2004 at 14:57:49 (+0000), Chris Pinnock wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: BIND8 upgrade?
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 04:04:15PM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> > question. do we want BIND 8.4.4 (latest version on 8.4 branch)
> > or would like to stay on BIND 8.3 branch?
> > staying in 8.3 branch would make things easier for releng-1-6 folks
> > i guess. if we move to 8.4.4 IPv6 transport will be supported (which
> > is REALLY GOOD to me), but may impose some pain to releng-1-6 folks.
> > on BIND9, we are still waiting for BIND 9.3 branch release. BIND 9.2
> > has various drawbacks (such as unneeded A6 queries) so we do not want
> > 9.2.
> Could we import into a seperate dist directory (src/dist/bind84) so that
> it would only cause releng problems in the reachover Makefiles (if at all
> if changes are minor between 8.3 revisions)?
The secret of course is to not use "cvs import" in situations where it
was not designed to be used. :-)
The _right_ way to do this is to create a normal branch for the vendor
releases of third-party code and to manually check in new releases on
that branch and then to manually merge them to the trunk (and to other
branches) when and where needed.
Greg A. Woods
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