Gábor Lénárt <lgb at lgb.hu> wrote: > > On Fri, Feb 05, 2010 at 11:41:29AM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote: >> * Gábor Lénárt: >> >> > We have a customer complaining that he can't use "dig +trace". >> >> Just use "dig +trace @a.root-servers.net". It's a bit inconvenient, >> but it's not the end of the world. > > Yes yes, this was the one I've recommended for him too :) Just he tried to > make us implement the "comfortable" way with the explanation that RFCs says > we must support it. Thanks for all for the answers, and yes, of course I > found that odd too, to implement non-recursive queries on a recursive-only > nameserver for _all_ domains (or at least for root nameserver), it's quite > non-sense, just I wanted to ask you how I can explain the problem with this > idea in a way that he can accept. > > Btw, I found it a bit odd, that dig don't have the heuristic to find this > out, to try to fetch the list of root nameservers with recursive query too, > or fall back to a built-in list (as nameservers uses root hints file > too in some way). > Not everyone uses the same root nameservers... Cheers -- Alexander Clouter .sigmonster says: You will never know hunger.