Difference between bind and bind9
On 2008-04-10 16:37 +0200, Dennis G. Wicks wrote:
> I was just doing some reading about DNS and came across a reference to
> bind9. I find that there are packages for both a bind and a bind9 in
> the dist. What is the difference between them?
The bind package includes version 8 of the nameserver, bind9 version 9.
> Any particular preferences?
Definitely you should use bind9, the bind package is deprecated. It has
already been removed from testing and unstable, will not be part of the
next Debian release and has an outstanding security bug¹.
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