[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq and sshfp records

Jan-Piet Mens jpmens.dns at gmail.com
Fri May 25 12:14:33 BST 2012


> relaxing the hex parsing to make colons and leading zeros optional gets
> the possibility of something that's almost an natural encoding in this
> case, and may be generally useful if less easy to use.
> 
> dns-rr=44,2:1:123456789abcdef67890123456789abcdef67890
> 
> Opinions?

Go for it!

I recommend reading RFC 3597, Section 5 on the text-representation of
arbitrary DNS RR types, and if possible lean towards that, making lives
of people who copy paste RDATA easier. :)

        -JP





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