Orphaning maradns

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Thu Sep 8 11:23:15 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 08:52:38PM +1000, Michael Fleming wrote:
> On 7/09/2011 4:50 PM, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 02:23:36PM +0100, Khusro Jaleel wrote:
> >>On 06/09/11 06:31, Michael Fleming wrote:
> >>>I've released ownership of the aforementioned package, as I've not used
> >>>it in any meaningful way in some time and don't have the time to
> >>>maintain it further.
> >>>
> >>>Upstream development seems to have picked up of late (was dormant for a
> >>>long time) so potential future maintainers will have something
> >>>interesting to hack on :-)
> >>>
> >>>Michael.
> >>>
> >>I'm willing to have a go at maintaining it, I have made a few packages
> >>on CentOS in the past for internal company use (BIND 9.8) and a font
> >>package for Fedora (tlomt-league-gothic) and I think I should be able to
> >>do it. Are there any special gotchas or issues that I need to be aware of?
> >   I for one suggest including systemd unit file now:
> >https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656891
> >You won't be able to do it after F16 Beta.
> >
> That and an update (either 1.4 or the newer 2.0, which now calls the
> resolver daemon "Deadwood") and you're in good shape, as best I can
> see. Be aware that duende (the process that usually spawns off
> maradns' recursive and zoneserver authoritative/transfer portions)
> can be tricky if you're not used to such things. If you've ever
> worked with djbdns/dnscache before the concept is much clearer, I
> feel :-)

  Just drop duende. systemd does everything what duende provides.

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