> Date: Sun, 5 Sep 1999 21:39:41 -0500
> From: Chris Lawrence <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Debian-Devel List <email@example.com>
> Subject: Strategy: DNS server in main for potato?
> Message-ID: <19990905213941.A12444@watervalley.net>
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> Since new versions of bind are going to be non-free, we need a
> strategy to include a DFSG-free DNS server in potato. The options, as
> I see them, are:
> 1. Use DENTS (http://www.dents.org/); however, it may not make the
> November freeze date. And it's not BIND (which everyone who
> is/should be setting up a DNS server "knows".)
> 2. Use the last DFSG-free BIND (8.1.2?). We'll need some strategy for
> it to coexist with current BIND releases, though. And it is
> unlikely to be maintained upstream.
> 3. Somehow separate the DNSSEC code from new BIND releases. I suspect
> this will be very hard.
> I do think a DNS server is an essential part of any serious
> distribution (particularly Debian, which is aimed at power users).
> Option 2 is probably the most feasible, but perhaps we should look at
> making DENTS compatible with BIND configurations (or include a
> conversion tool).
DENTS seems to depend on bits from gnome -- glib in particular. Is this so
Seth Arnold | http://www.willamette.edu/~sarnold/
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- Re: DENTS
- From: Joe Drew <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- RE: DENTS
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