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From Ken Simpson <>
Subject Re: UDP Protocol Handler?
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2005 17:27:29 GMT

Matt Sergeant [02/08/05 10:42 -0400]:
> On 20 Jul 2005, at 10:40, Dan Sully wrote:
> >Has anyone written a protocol handler for UDP?
> >
> >If so - could you share any examples?
> I haven't, but IIRC there is/was a talk at YAPC::EU about using 
> mod_perl as a DNS server... I think it is by mock, who did the mod_perl 
> as a mail server in Belfast last year.
> I guess that's not much help, except to know it's possible.

Not to take too much of Will's glory, but yes, serving UDP in mod_perl
is something that we are working on.

BTW Matt: Have you released the super-caching DNS query system that you
were discussing a few months back? The one that works way better than
Net::DNS for doing nasty things like lots of SPF checks?


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