Bug 227996 - perl-Net-DNS 0.48 doesn't support SPF type
perl-Net-DNS 0.48 doesn't support SPF type
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: perl-Net-DNS (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
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Reported: 2007-02-09 08:11 EST by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2010-02-22 08:18 EST (History)
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Description Peter Bieringer 2007-02-09 08:11:54 EST
Description of problem:
perl-Net-DNS 0.48 doesn't support SPF, it's too old

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to use Mail::SPF on RHEL4 system
Actual results:
# spfquery --id account@domain.example --ip
Net::DNS::typesbyname() argument (SPF) is not TYPE### at
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/Net/DNS.pm line 144.

Expected results:
Support of SPF DNS type

Additional info:
SPF is supported since 0.56:

*** 0.56 February 20, 2006

Fix rt.cpan.org 17694
   Net::DNS::typesbyval() now confesses on undefined
   args. Acknowledgements to Dean Serenevy.

Feature Implemented SPF (typecode 99).

   The class completely inherits from Net::DNS::RR::TXT (the easiest 
   RR to implement ever).

Please provide an update.
Comment 1 Marcela Mašláňová 2008-08-15 05:53:59 EDT
I'd rather not update to 0.58. There was a lot of changes, features, etc. I'm not sure if this package won't break ABI with other modules.
Comment 2 Marcela Mašláňová 2010-02-22 08:18:01 EST
The last planned update of RHEL-4 will be focused on performance and security bugs only. The next release should solve this issue.

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