Is there an opportunity to also bring in OpenShift Origin, in particular
Broker, which also uses its own BIND with dyndb and/or nsupdate?

Maybe they don't care as much since they use a limited subset of BIND only
for namespace and app subdomains.

Knot DNS looks cool, hadn't heard of these guys yet.

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Petr Spacek <> wrote:

> Hello list,
> as you may know, we don't have any tests for bind-dyndb-ldap/DNS in
> FreeIPA. It seems that we have a chance to change that now.
> The LinuxAlt conference 2013 brought the information that Knot DNS [1]
> developers plan to write a new test suite for their server, but as usual,
> resources are limited and nobody really want to spent time on tests :-)
> This resulted in the idea of test-sharing between Knot DNS and
> bind-dyndb-ldap/FreeIPA. I think that this would be beneficial for both
> sides.
> We can mutually re-use tests from the other project, so overall cost of
> test-development will be lower for both sides.
> The only technical obstacle is that we need to design/to bend testing
> framework from Knot DNS, so it will be able to run the same set of tests
> against BIND with bind-dyndb-ldap.
> It seems feasible after a quick look. We just need to allocate some time
> for initial discussion/framework design/bending and then we can add tests
> incrementally, as our schedule allows.
> Current 'test suite' is a part of Knot DNS git repo, and I think that it
> can stay in this way. The idea is to:
> - clone the repo
> - set few environment variables (to direct tests to local BIND)
> - run the tests
> That is it :-)
> It would be great if we could spend some time on this now. We need to
> discuss it and prepare the testing framework.
> We risk that Knot DNS guys will go ahead and design the framework in a way
> which will not fit to our needs if we will wait too long.
> [1]
> [2]
> extra/functional
> The bonus part: A wiki page about current functional tests for Knot DNS:
> --
> Petr^2 Spacek
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