Orphaning maradns

Khusro Jaleel mailing-lists at kerneljack.com
Fri Sep 9 08:53:46 UTC 2011

On 08/09/11 12:23, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> 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.

OK, unfortunately I don't think I'll be able to touch this for a couple 
of weeks at least. Sorry about that, I'll try to do it sooner if possible.


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