[dns-operations] Why would an MTA issue an ANY query instead of an MX query?

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Sun Jun 10 10:54:03 UTC 2012

> > One word: qmail. Google "qmail dns any query".
> If that's it, then would asking djb to change its behavior so as to issue TXT requests to look for SPF records make sense?

My understanding is that djb has issued no patches to qmail after the
last release version (several years ago). There are lots of third party
patches, but I haven't seen any that change the behavior of the basic
ANY queries. I could be wrong.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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