[Pdns-dev] Regarding Qtype sent by PDNS to the pipebackend

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Fri Aug 24 14:19:47 CEST 2012

Hello Seema,

On Aug 24, 2012, at 11:40 , Seema Datar wrote:

> We are moving from PDNS R2.9.22 to R3.1. I see a difference in the Qtype
> sent by PDNS to the backend threads. In version R2.9.22 it use to be ANY
> (255) for a domain name but in R3.1, I notice that the qtype getting sent is
> 2 (NS). Has this interface changed in R3.1? Is there any setting by which I
> can revert back to the earlier interface?

A pipebackend needs to be capable of answering any question it gets. That includes ANY, NS and other QTYPEs. If you have no NS records, just return END.

There are no settings to change the behaviour.

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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