Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] unbound vs nsd

Jan-Piet Mens
Wed May 21 16:10:44 CEST 2008


On Wed May 21 2008 at 15:27:22 CEST, Farkas Levente wrote:

>  nlnetlabs develop nsd and unbound too. why?

It seems you've answered your own question:

        > i see nsd is 
        > authoritative only, while unbound recursive and caching

> - why not merge the two project?

Believe it or not, there are people who *don't want* authoritative and
caching services in one binary, configurable or not. BIND has both
features rolled into one (you configure it to behave auth and/or
caching), whereas NSD is authoritative-only and Unbound is caching-only.

        -JP