Can pdns-recursor forward . ? / Re: [Pdns-users] Where can I download Windows binaries?

Leen Besselink leen at
Sun Aug 10 09:36:54 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 12:53:04PM +0200, bert hubert wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 12:49:24PM +0200, Leen Besselink wrote:
> > I have an other reason I might want a windows binary. In this case
> > for PowerDNS-recursor.
> You can compile the powerdns recursor on windows if you are reasonably
> windows savvy. It takes me around two days to get it working usually.
> But I really hope someone else will do this, and I'd love to help!
> > And Windows XP doesn't support DNS over IPv6, installing a local
> > forwarding IPv6-enabled PowerDNS-recursor might a be solution to
> > that ? Can I forward . ? I've never tried it.
> It might, unsure. Bit of an odd construction :-)

I tried setting forwarding for ., just to see what happends, but to be
honest it's not a good idea.

First of all it does want to sent the right questions, but they are flagged
as no-recurse (RD-bit not set).

Which is obviously not appropriate and did not work in my setup.

> 	Bert
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