Kerberos 1.4 to require bind8 or newer

Jacques A. Vidrine nectar at
Sat Sep 18 12:04:38 EDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 12:23:28PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Jacques" == Jacques A Vidrine <nectar at> writes:
>     Jacques> Could you describe (maybe on the list) what it is you
>     Jacques> need from BIND 8?  For example, on BSD we ship BIND 8 or
>     Jacques> BIND 9 named, but the resolver is really neither ... it's
>     Jacques> probably closer to BIND 4, and I don't believe there is
>     Jacques> any possibility of making major changes to the resovler
>     Jacques> in FreeBSD 4.x or 5.x.  However, if I can understand
>     Jacques> better what is needed, it may not be that big a deal to
>     Jacques> cope.
> we need res_search, the ns_* API for parsing DNS packets and the
> appropriate declarations to make it all compile cleanly.
> we are dropping support to parse DNS packets ourselves.

OK, FreeBSD has these interfaces since around 3.0.

I think that NetBSD-current has them now, but no previous release of
NetBSD did.

I don't think OpenBSD has them.

Jacques A Vidrine / NTT/Verio
nectar at / jvidrine at / nectar at

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