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Re: bind -> unbound/nsd
On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:28:39AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> 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.
I find it quite dishonest to call authoritive DNS a basic server
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