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RE: [NANOG] Re: Reasons why BIND isn't being upgraded
> From: Joshua Goodall [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 12:52 AM > I can understand the annoyance felt by a large hosting > provider updating > BIND in an emergency and finding more than just a security > fix. Pim is, I > guess, concerned that similar updates in future may have longer MTTR > impact. Pete Elke's point about preproduction testing could > perhaps be > turned from a combative tone to the constructive without loss of > information. Isn't that why NSI is running a stealth master root server ... so they _are able_ to do pre-production testing of zone files? In the past few years, there were a lot of root server outages that would have been prevented by that practice.