Subject: Re: Outstanding resolver bug PR 6410
To: maximum entropy <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/27/2000 09:17:29
>>> Your patch: set seconds to 0 when seconds < 0,
>>> BIND 4.9.7 and 8.2.2: set seconds to 1 when seconds <= 0,
>Either behavior is OK with me. The important idea is that the
>requested timeout must eventually take place. Hanging indefinitely is
>> I checked the current tree, and found that our code is exactly the
>> same as BIND 4.9.7 and BIND 8.2.3. so I must ask.
>The code in src/dist/bind/lib/libresolv is OK and contains the fix
>that Vixie implemented based on my report (and a similar report from
>Chrisos Zoulas). If that's the code that we use to build libresolv.a,
>then libresolv.a probably works correctly. It's the resolver in libc
>that has the bug described in my PR...sorry if that wasn't clear in my
>most recent posting.
sorry i was confused. your fix has multiple items in it:
(1) timer setup code improvement before "wait" label
(2) timer setup code improvement after EINTR
BIND 4.9.7 code includes (1), not (2).