[6bone] Fwd: BCP 80, RFC 3681 on Delegation of E.F.F.3.IP6.ARPA
dr at cluenet.de
Fri Jan 23 07:47:34 PST 2004
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 03:36:41PM +0100, Pim van Pelt wrote:
> $Clueless-OS (RedHat)
> The resolver does not understand DNAME and (bug!) skips the whole
> query alltogether returning error to the requesting program.
> * If you use DNAME, you are creating a potentially harmful situation for
> any children you have that you are also slaving for. This is not the
> fault of DNAME, nor bind. Blame the broken DNS implementation (of which
> there's bound to be plenty around!)
Red Hat Linux uses the glibc, which uses the BIND 8 stub resolver.
So the blame might be with the BIND 8 stub resolver, not "$Clueless-OS
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