[dns-operations] Reverse Lookup speedup

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Aug 2 07:29:04 UTC 2007

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 09:18:40AM +0200,
 Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie at it-management.at> wrote 
 a message of 69 lines which said:

> zone "in-addr.arpa" in {
>    type master;
>    file "inaddr.zone";
> };
> Is that correct? 

Extremely bad idea. in-addr.arpa delegation changes, as new /8 are
allocated. If you persist in that bad direction, at least ensure that
the procedure to update inaddr.zone is tested, debugged and monitored.

Again, do not expect any real gain in speed.

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