[Pdns-users] Authoritative Server 3.3.1 available

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Tue Dec 17 18:19:56 UTC 2013

Hi everybody,

PowerDNS Authoritative Server 3.3.1 is now available!

3.3.1 is the best version of the PowerDNS Authoratitive Server currently
available, and we recommend upgrading to it. Please read 
http://doc.powerdns.com/html/from3.3to3.3.1.html before you do, however!

Please see http://doc.powerdns.com/changelog.html#changelog-auth-3-3-1 for full
release notes and all download links.

You can get PowerDNS 3.3.1 from:


These files also come with GPG signatures (append .sig).

Additionaly, Kees Monshouwer has kindly provided native builds for RHEL/CentOS
5 and 6 at http://www.monshouwer.eu/download/3rd_party/pdns-server/

This a bugfix update to 3.3.

Changes since 3.3:

  * direct-dnskey is no longer experimental, thanks Kees Monshouwer & co for
    extensive testing (commit e4b36a4).

  * Handle signals during poll (commit 5dde2c6).

  * commit 7538e56: Fix zone2{sql,json} exit codes

  * commit 7593c40: geobackend: fix possible nullptr deref

  * commit 3506cc6: gpsqlbackend: don't append empty dbname=/user= values to
    connect string

  * gpgsql queries were simplified through the use of casting (commit 9a6e39c).

  * commit a7aa9be: Replace hardcoded make with variable

  * commit e4fe901: make sure to run PKG_PROG_PKG_CONFIG before the first PKG_*

  * commit 29bf169: fix hmac-md5 TSIG key lookup

  * commit c4e348b: fix 64+ character TSIG keys

  * commit 00a7b25: Fix comparison between signed and unsigned by using
    uint32_t for inception on INCEPTION-EPOCH

  * commit d3f6432: fix building on os x 10.9, thanks Martijn Bakker.

  * We now allow building against Lua 5.2 (commit bef3000, commit 2bdd03b,
    commit 88d9e99).

  * commit fa1f845: autodetect MySQL 5.5+ connection charset

  * When misconfigured using 'right' timezones, a bug in (g)libc gmtime breaks
    our signatures. Fixed in commit e4faf74 by Kees Monshouwer by implementing
    our own gmtime_r.

  * When sending SERVFAIL due to a CNAME loop, don't uselessly include the
    CNAMEs (commit dfd1b82).

  * Build fixes for platforms with 'weird' types (like s390/s390x): commit
    c669f7c (details), commit 07b904e and commit 2400764.

  * Support for += syntax for options, commit 98dd325 and others.

  * commit f8f29f4: nproxy: Add missing chdir("/") after chroot()

  * commit 2e6e9ad: fix for "missing" libmysqlclient on RHEL/CentOS based

  * pdnssec check-zone improvements in commit 5205892, commit edb255f, commit
    0dde9d0, commit 07ee700, commit 79a3091, commit 08f3452, commit bcf9daf,
    commit c9a3dd7, commit 6ebfd08, commit fd53bd0, commit 7eaa83a, commit
    e319467, ,

  * NSEC/NSEC3 fixes in commit 3191709, commit f75293f, commit cd30e94, commit
    74baf86, commit 1fa8b2b

  * The webserver could crash when the ring buffers were resized, fixed in
    commit 3dfb45f.

  * commit 213ec4a: add constraints for name to pg schema

  * commit f104427: make domainmetadata queries case insensitive

  * commit 78fc378: no label compression for name in TSIG records

  * commit 15d6ffb: pdnssec now outputs ZSK DNSKEY records if
    experimental-direct-dnskey support is enabled (renamed to direct-dnskey
    before release!)

  * commit ad67d0e: drop cryptopp from static build as libcryptopp.a is broken
    on Debian 7, which is what we build on

  * commit 7632dd8: support polarssl 1.3 externally.

  * Remotebackend was fully updated in various commits.

  * commit 82def39: SOA-EDIT: fix INCEPTION-INCREMENT handling

  * commit a3a546c: add innodb-read-committed option to gmysql settings.

  * commit 9c56e16: actually notice timeout during AXFR retrieve, thanks hkraal

Kind regards,
Peter van Dijk
Netherlabs Computer Consulting BV - http://www.netherlabs.nl/

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