[Pdns-users] Re: TCP Queries always go to the recursor?

Augie Schwer augie.schwer at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 01:11:43 UTC 2006

On 12/13/06, Augie Schwer <augie.schwer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a reason why TCP queries are always getting sent to the
> recursor (if available) for answers instead of checking for an
> authoritative answer first and then recursing if no authoritative
> answer was found?

I couldn't find anything in the RFC (1035) that says that TCP
recursive queries should be handled this way, and based on this old


I'd say it has been a bug for over a year, can anyone confirm this? As
a side note BIND does not exhibit this behavior.

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