[getdns-api] Adding an extension to highlight common DNS errors

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed Jan 30 09:13:00 MST 2013

On Jan 29, 2013, at 12:31 PM, Andrew Sullivan <asullivan at dyn.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 08:48:24AM -0800, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> Now I am thinking of adding an extension called "add_warning_for_broken_dns" that would add the name "broken_dns" (a list) to an element in the replies_tree when it finds one or more DNS errors. One value in that list would be "CNAME as target". What might others be?
> A CNAME response with any other RRTYPE, perhaps?

If the API is acting as a recursive resolver, what circumstance would lead to this?

--Paul Hoffman

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