Re: [DNSOP] The DNSOP WG has placed draft-woodworth-bulk-rr in state "Candidate for WG Adoption"

Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org> Mon, 24 July 2017 17:08 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] The DNSOP WG has placed draft-woodworth-bulk-rr in state "Candidate for WG Adoption"
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Tony Finch wrote:
> Peter van Dijk<peter.van.dijk@powerdns.com>  wrote:
>> One could make $GENERATE more efficient without actually implementing
>> the BULK RR, by taking your pattern matching logic and implementing it
>> inside the name server.
>
> Andrew Sullivan was right to say that there is an advantage to having BULK
> as an RR compared to the $GENERATE master file directive, because an RR
> makes it easier to interoperate across multiple providers in a
> multi-master DNS setup.

i think there's only an advantage if zone slaves, and not just 
multi-masters, can generate responses from the BULK record.

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P Vixie