bind 8.3 apparently parses differently, much to the annoyance fo Mark and I
woke me up
this morning, well, afternoon, with a problem. He upgraded to bind
in the wake of the recent advisory and it was failing to load his
zone files. “It's dying in the parser,” he said. “It doesn't like the
We hashed it out for a few minutes when it hit me. “Mark, for your
SOA records, do you have the opening parenthesis on its own line?”
“Yes,” Mark said.
“Yea, I thought so.” I do the same thing. “Just humor me. Put it at the
end of the line.” I won't repeat the litany of swearing he did when that
worked. Mark then signed off, having to upgrade his zone files.
Gee, such a nice gratuitous change there guys.
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