[dns-operations] [Ext] Signing on the fly and UltraDNS

Evan Hunt each at isc.org
Wed Jan 6 18:26:51 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 03:24:10AM +0000, Evan Hunt wrote:
> I wonder aloud if dig's default behavior should be to try IDN and
> silently fall back to conventional output formatting if it fails.
> I imagine there are situations where you'd want the rules strictly
> enforced, but I'm not sure if there was a good reason to do that by
> default.

Ondrej has just reminded me that IDN conversion is disabled by
default if stdout isn't a TTY, so the use of dig in scripts should
be unaffected by this problem. (For example, it works fine if you
use "dig +dnssec whatever.house.gov | cat".)

Evan Hunt -- each at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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