[Pdns-users] Re: IPv6 testers wanted for snapshot4!

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Feb 11 08:58:52 UTC 2008

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:26:00PM +0100,
 bert hubert <bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl> wrote 
 a message of 35 lines which said:

> This version uses ANY-queries to simultaneously retrieve A and AAAA
> records for resolution, which appears to be new.

This is quite dangerous. With a non-authoritative server, ANY only
returns what's in the cache which may be only the A or only the AAAA.

And the recursor cannot know in advance if the server is authoritative
or not.

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