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BIND 9.3.0beta3 is now available.



		BIND 9.3.0beta3 is now available.

BIND 9.3.0beta3 is a beta release candidate for BIND 9.3.

        BIND 9.3.0 has a number of new features over 9.2,
        including:

        DNSSEC is now DS based.
        See doc/draft/draft-ietf-dnsext-dnssec-*

        DNSSEC lookaside validation (experimental).

        check-names is now implemented.
        rrset-order in more complete.

        IPv4/IPv6 transition support, dual-stack-servers.

        IXFR deltas can now be generated when loading master files,
        ixfr-from-differences.

        It is now possible to specify the size of a journal, max-journal-size.

        It is now possible to define a named set of master servers to be
        used in masters clause, masters.

        The advertised EDNS UDP size can now be set, edns-udp-size.

        allow-v6-synthesis has been obsoleted.

        NOTE:
        * Zones containing MD and MF will now be rejected.
        * dig, nslookup name. now report "Not Implemented" as
          NOTIMP rather than NOTIMPL.  This will have impact on scripts
          that are looking for NOTIMPL.

        libbind: corresponds to that from BIND 8.4.5.

BIND 9.3.0beta3 can be downloaded from

        ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.3.0beta3/bind-9.3.0beta3.tar.gz

The PGP signature of the distribution is at

        ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.3.0beta3/bind-9.3.0beta3.tar.gz.asc

The signature was generated with the ISC public key, which is
available at <http://www.isc.org/ISC/isckey.txt>.

A binary kit for Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 is at

	ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind/contrib/ntbind-9.3.0beta3/BIND9.3.0beta3.zip

The PGP signature of the binary kit for Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 is at
        
	ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind/contrib/ntbind-9.3.0beta3/BIND9.3.0beta3.zip.asc


The top of CHANGES contains:

	--- 9.3.0beta3 released ---

1624.	[bug]		zonemgr_putio() call should be locked. [RT# 11163]

1623.	[bug]		A serial number of zero was being displayed in the
			"sending notifies" log message when also-notify was
			used. [RT #11177]

1622.	[func]		probe the system to see if IPV6_(RECV)PKTINFO is
			available, and suppress wildcard binding if not.

1621.	[bug]		match-destinations did not work for IPv6 TCP queries.
			[RT# 11156]

1620.	[func]		When loading a zone report if it is signed. [RT #11149]

1619.	[bug]		Missing ISC_LIST_UNLINK in end_reserved_dispatches().
			[RT# 11118]

1618.	[bug]		Fencepost errors in dns_name_ishostname() and
			dns_name_ismailbox() could trigger a INSIST().

1617.	[port]		win32: VC++ 6.0 support.

1616.	[compat]	Ensure that named's version is visible in the core
			dump. [RT #11127]

1615.	[port]		Define ISC_SOCKADDR_LEN_T based on _BSD_SOCKLEN_T_ if
			it is defined.

1614.	[port]		win32: silence resource limit messages. [RT# 11101]

1613.	[bug]		Builds would fail on machines w/o a if_nametoindex().
			Missing #ifdef ISC_PLATFORM_HAVEIFNAMETOINDEX/#endif.
			[RT #11119]

1612.	[bug]		check-names at the option/view level could trigger
			an INSIST. [RT# 11116]

1611.	[bug]		solaris: IPv6 interface scanning failed to cope with
			no active IPv6 interfaces.

1610.	[bug]		On dual stack machines "dig -b" failed to set the
			address type to be looked up with "@server".
			[RT #11069]

1600.	[bug]		Duplicate zone pre-load checks were not case
			insensitive.

1599.	[bug]		Fix memory leak on error path when checking named.conf.

1598.	[func]		Specify that certain parts of the namespace must
			be secure (dnssec-must-be-secure).

	--- 9.3.0beta2 released ---

1609.	[func]		dig now has support to chase DNSSEC signature chains.
			Requires -DDIG_SIGCHASE=1 to be set in STD_CDEFINES.

1608.	[func]		dig and host now accept -4/-6 to select IP transport
			to use when making queries.

1607.	[bug]		dig, host and nslookup were still using random()
			to generate query ids. [RT# 11013]

1604.	[bug]		A xfrout_ctx_create() failure would result in
			xfrout_ctx_destroy() being called with a
			partially initialized structure.
			
1603.	[bug]		nsupdate: set interactive based on isatty().
			[RT# 10929]

1602.	[bug]		Logging to a file failed unless a size was specified.
			[RT# 10925]

1601.	[bug]		Silence spurious warning 'both "recursion no;" and 
			"allow-recursion" active' warning from view "_bind".
			[RT# 10920]

1594.	[bug]		'rndc dumpdb' could prevent named from answering
			queries while the dump was in progress.  [RT #10565]

1593.	[bug]		rndc should return "unknown command" to unknown
			commands. [RT# 10642]

	--- 9.3.0beta1 released ---