Subject: Re: name service (does anyone else see this?)
To: Danny Thomas <D.Thomas@vthrc.uq.edu.au>
From: Thorsten Lockert <email@example.com>
Date: 07/20/1995 12:18:22
> > >Sounds like named cache corruption.
> > >
> > >If it happens again, I'll investigate more fully...
> > I think the effort is better spent encouraging bind-4.9.3 to be
> > incorporated in current.
> > Paul Vixie really seems to want to release 4.9.3B24.
Some interesting log entries from BIND 4.9.3BETA24...:
356. fixed odd corner case bug in res_query().
202. name compression is now case-insensitive.
86. a long standing bug in the name hashing code that caused it to ``hash in''
the case of the name's characters, was found and fixed. (twice.) (Vixie)
84. the RFC1101 implementation of getnetby*() was using case-sensitive
My guess is that one or more of these may be what causes some older versions
of BIND to sometimes claim no matches...
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