Bug 247856 - /usr/bin/host dumps core when -w is used with explicitly specified nameserver
/usr/bin/host dumps core when -w is used with explicitly specified nameserver
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Tkac
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Reported: 2007-07-11 14:10 EDT by Mark Schreiber
Modified: 2013-04-30 19:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-17 02:13:52 EDT
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Description Mark Schreiber 2007-07-11 14:10:59 EDT
Description of problem:
/usr/bin/host dumps core when the -w flag (no timeout) is used with a nameserver.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
bind-utils-9.4.1-6.1.fc7

How reproducible:
$ host -w www.redhat.com ns1.redhat.com
timer.c:710: INSIST(result == 0 || result == 2) failed.
zsh: abort (core dumped)  host -w www.redhat.com 1.1.1.1

Steps to Reproduce:
1.$ host -w www.redhat.com ns1.redhat.com
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Actual results:
Core dump produced

Expected results:
To return a response or simply wait forever, similar to behavior with -W10000
flag (but forever, instead of 10000 seconds).

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mark Schreiber 2007-07-11 14:13:50 EDT
Ooops.  The core dump should be from a process with the commandline host -w
www.redhat.com ns1.redhat.com rather than host -w www.redhat.com 1.1.1.1.  I was
trying different options.
Comment 2 Adam Tkac 2007-07-17 02:13:52 EDT
Fixed in rawhide, 9.5.0a5-3

Adam

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