[Pdns-users] PowerDNS releases?

Jason J. W. Williams jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 22:31:31 UTC 2007

Hi Bert,

That's great to hear. As to using it in production, we use it
extensively and quite reliably. Our biggest beef with PowerDNS is that
it takes some option/flag coaxing to compile cleanly on Gentoo and

BTW, what new features are slated for 2.9.21?


On 2/21/07, bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 04:42:08PM +0100, Arjan Schrijver wrote:
> > This is probably a very stupid question, so flame me if you like.
> We're not like that.
> > Is PowerDNS still being developed? The last release has been almost a
> > year ago.
> That is not correct - the Resolver has seen heaps of releases over that
> time. I'm pleased to announce that EasyDNS (www.easydns.com) is sponsoring
> new features that will shortly lead to the release of the authoritative
> version 2.9.21 of PowerDNS.
> > And more important, is it safe to use in production? A piece of software
> > that hasn't been bugfixed this long is bound to have security issues.
> We are not aware of relevant security issues. Also, over the last year, many
> big DNS hosters have moved to PowerDNS.
> So I wouldn't worry, but please test the 2.9.21 snapshots once they become
> available!
>         Bert
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