cvs commit: src/contrib/bind9/lib/dns - Imported sources

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Thu Aug 18 19:07:38 GMT 2005

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 06:39:31PM +0000, Doug Barton wrote:
D> dougb       2005-08-18 18:39:31 UTC
D>   FreeBSD src repository
D>   src/contrib/bind9/lib/dns - Imported sources
D>   Update of /home/ncvs/src/contrib/bind9/lib/dns
D>   In directory
D>   Log Message:
D>   Update the vendor branch with a patch to this file that was
D>   researched by glebius, and incorporated by ISC into the next
D>   version of BIND. Unfortunately, it looks like their release
D>   will come after the release of FreeBSD 6, so we will bring
D>   this in now.
D>   The patch addresses a problem with high-load resolvers which
D>   hit memory barriers. Without this patch, running the resolving
D>   name server out of memory would lead to "unpredictable results."

Well, this patch stopped bind from crashing under high recursive load.
But the behavior under load is still unpleasant :(

/me waiting for new BIND release

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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