[Opendnssec-develop] Serial from working directory

Matthijs Mekking matthijs at NLnetLabs.nl
Wed Nov 25 14:47:07 CET 2009


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Ok, then I propose to not remove the .serial file on clear and if people
really want to reset their zone to rm -f stuff. Perhaps later we can
find a better way to clear non-DNSSEC internal storage.

Matthijs

sion at nominet.org.uk wrote:
>> I'm not too fond about adding a new command that does clear and clear
>> the serial. Why shouldn't 'clear' clear the serial file?
>>
>> Isn't clear already meant to be 'start from scratch'?
> 
> I've interpreted it as "throw away cached DNSSEC data", e.g. regenerate all
> signatures and NSEC information. We might routinely do this for .uk for
> instance, as we don't care about optimisation for such a small zone. I
> don't see rememering the SOA serial as an optimisation.
> 
> This is just my interpretation of a command that I have not used very much
> though.
> 
> Sion
> 

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