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Re: Repotting report

  • From: Leo Bicknell
  • Date: Mon Feb 04 17:38:36 2008

In a message written on Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 05:20:20PM -0500, Joe Abley wrote:
> This worked before today. From today, it still works (in the sense  
> that it will still result in a named.root file which is sufficiently  
> complete in most situations for a nameserver to be able to send a  
> priming query) but it won't contain a complete set of glue.
> So, if you're in the habit of doing
>   dig . NS >named.root
> you would ideally change that habit to something like
>   curl -O

If you're willing to use an EDNS0 query, this works:

dig +bufsize=1400 . NS > named.root

I'm not sure if that's better or worse.

       Leo Bicknell - [email protected] - CCIE 3440
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