[Pdns-users] IMPORTANT: please help us test the uncommon backends!

Cody billzy at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 17:26:37 UTC 2012

I'm not sure how useful this is as I doubt there is much development on
this backend but we use the MyDNS backend for millions of queries a day in

If you need more information / any feedback let me know off-list.

-Cody Robertson

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Peter van Dijk <
peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl> wrote:

> Hello,
> occasionally, a change in PowerDNS breaks one or more backends. Often,
> this goes unnoticed until a user complains, months later, often even after
> a full release of PowerDNS.
> Right now, we test a bunch of backends after every commit:
> - bind
> - gmysql
> - gsqlite3
> - gpgsql
> - tinydns
> - opendbx
> Breakage in any other backend will go unnoticed by our tests (although
> there are plenty of pipe users who frequently update from SVN).
> If you are using any backend not in this list, please talk to me about
> adding it to our testing setup. We love supporting all these backends but
> manual testing is not an option for us. I'm not asking for you to submit
> full testing suites to us - for many backends, I simply do not have the
> time to find out how to even get them set up.
> Be aware that if we find broken backends that have been broken for at
> least one release without anyone complaining, we WILL remove them.
> Please respond :)
> Kind regards,
> --
> Peter van Dijk
> Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/
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