[Opendnssec-develop] ZoneList revisited

Jakob Schlyter jakob at kirei.se
Mon Mar 30 11:42:15 UTC 2009

On 30 mar 2009, at 10.36, Jelte Jansen wrote:

> i already use fstat() for something like that when the engine starts,
> but it would save a lot of fstats if i got a hint when to look  
> where :)
> (otoh. not having to parse the entire list of zone names is probably a
> good thing if only one changes)

I'd imagine that 100'000 fstat from time to time is as cheap as  
reading 100'000 times X lines of XML config.

> So, the zone list is not written by the kasp/enforcer anymore? Who/ 
> what
> will do it then? (i'm assuming the admin here, (and later) by ways of
> ui, but it would mean people typing in xml. blerg. otoh the zones will
> have to be told to the system somehow anyway)

yes the enforcer can still write the zonelist, but it wouldn't need to  
be rewritten at every change (just for zone add/delete). I'm just  
suggesting keeping the actual list of zones separate the policy file  


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