[Pdns-users] PDNS recursor 3.6.0 won't start with previous conf settings

Peter van Dijk peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl
Thu Jul 31 18:54:14 UTC 2014

Hello David,

On 31 Jul 2014, at 18:48 , David Jones <djones at ena.com> wrote:

> Recently our pdns-recursor servers updated from 3.5.3 to 3.6.0 from the EPEL repo.  The daemon would not start due to the existing /etc/pdns-recursor/recursor.conf having these two settings:
> aaaa-additional-processing=on
> additional-processing=on
> I found this in the release notes:  https://github.com/PowerDNS/pdns/issues/1448‚Äč
> Why wouldn't these conf settings simply be ignored if they have been deprecated and allow the daemon to start?

You are right, and we have plans to handle option deprecation better in the future. For now, please accept our apologies for this inconvenience!

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

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