Re: [DNSOP] Perl related question on BULK RR

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 28 March 2017 18:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Perl related question on BULK RR
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In article <alpine.DEB.2.11.1703281107300.13590@grey.csi.cam.ac.uk> you write:
>NAPTR very cunningly avoids this trap (IIRC) by constraining the rewrites
>to be on a strictly monotonically reducing suffix of the input.

Also, NAPTR does all of the complex stuff in the client applications.
All the DNS does is to return records.

>So my question is, how does the BULK rewriting system interact with DNS
>loops? Is there a CPU-eating tarpit in there?

Probably.

R's,
John