[Freeipa-devel] [PATCH] 133 Fix creation of reverse records for IPA masters during install

Jan Cholasta jcholast at redhat.com
Fri May 3 13:34:38 UTC 2013

On 3.5.2013 15:23, Martin Kosek wrote:
> On 05/03/2013 03:03 PM, Jan Cholasta wrote:
>> Hi,
>> the attached patch fixes <https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/3600>.
>> Honza
> This would fix the behavior, yes. But I think that it would be even better to
> fix add_ptr_rr function to avoid unconditionally adding trailing dot to fqdn:
> def add_ptr_rr(zone, ip_address, fqdn, dns_backup=None):
>      name = get_reverse_record_name(zone, ip_address)
>      add_rr(zone, name, "PTR", fqdn+".", dns_backup)
> Otherwise we may get hit by this issue next time if we normalize fqdn before
> passing it to add_ptr_rr. add_ns_rr already does this check:
> def add_ns_rr(zone, hostname, dns_backup=None, force=True):
>      if not hostname.endswith('.'):
>          hostname += '.'
> Martin

I don't see a point in doing this now. There are many occurences of 
uncoditional fqdn+'.' in the code and the proper fix would be to get rid 
of them all. I think this could be done in the scope of 


Jan Cholasta

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