Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 219473
"host" command from bind-utils package returns zero whether the host resolves or not.
Last modified: 2013-04-30 19:34:42 EDT
Description of problem:
"host" command from bind-utils package returns zero wether the host resolves or not.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
# host nawaktruc.fr
Host nawaktruc.fr not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
# echo $?
# host truc.fr
truc.fr has address 126.96.36.199
# echo $?
It should returns "1" when not found ?
Please direct this request to BIND upstream (http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/)
Sorry, i forgot to mention that bug doesn't happen on my ubuntu (9.3.2)...
I can direct this to BIND upstream but they wont fix code for 9.2.4 !
I see. Okay, I'll check it.
Created attachment 147575 [details]
very simple patch
Yes, this "bug" really exists. I think upstream doesn't want patch it because
patch is really simple
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