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Re: bind -> unbound/nsd

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 06:13:13PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 09:55:48AM +0100, Roy Marples wrote:
> > For example, I would use nsd on exactly one machine in my environment,
> > my public facing DNS server which is exactly where it belongs.
> > 
> > On the other hand, all my other BSD machines run unbound as a local
> > caching resolver.
> To slightly expand that. You don't need nsd if you just want to serve a
> few local host names for a local network. You only need nsd if you want
> to provide an authoritive DNS server. IMO that is a decently small use
> case that it doesn't justify the incluse into the base system.

I am strongly opposed to removing basic server functionality present
in BSD Unix for over 30 years -- and still in widespread use -- from NetBSD.
I don't mind replacing BIND but all its functionality should be replacd.

If you want to have to guess which version of basic Internet server
software might happen to be on the system you're working on today, Linux
is ---------->over there.


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