Re: namespace pollution in bind?
On Sun, 7 Jun 1998, Bdale Garbee wrote:
> Am working on the release-critical bugs in bind. It appears that
> lintian flags the 'mx' and 'ns' commands as possible namespace
> pollution. These, along with 'aaaa', 'soa', and 'zone' are symlinks to
> 'host' that do quickie lookups for those types of records, without
> having to specify an option like '-t soa'.
> I'm inclined to agree with lintian that these are pretty worthless. However,
> since this is obviously not a release-critical issue, I thought I'd ask for
> opinions before I just do it...
I frequently use "ns" and "mx" to check problems with domains (I work for
a large ISP/Web hosting provider). While they
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