[Pdns-users] Zone transfer MX record issue

p8x l at p8x.net
Mon Feb 21 07:36:36 UTC 2011

On 21/02/2011 3:30 PM, bert hubert wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 02:15:26PM +0800, p8x wrote:
>> zone transfer from the primary PowerDNS seems to mangle the records
>> slightly replacing occurrences of the domain with an "@" in some cases.
>> This seems to work for all of the records except for the MX record. As
>> an example, here is a copy of the domain from the primary server (please
>> note: the domain is not actually test.com, a quick sed was done):
> Hi 'p8x', 
> This is a known bug in the BIND backend of 2.9.22, it is solved in 3.0 which
> will be released shortly.
> From the release notes:
> Aki Tuomi discovered that the BIND zonefile parser would misrepresent
> 'something IN MX 15 @'. Fix in commit 1621.
> http://wiki.powerdns.com/trac/changeset/1621
> 	Bert
Hi Bert,

Many thanks, I missed that (trying to google for an @ is a nightmare!).


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