Bug 31977 - Crashs on start with bind and caching-nameserver loaded
Crashs on start with bind and caching-nameserver loaded
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apacheconf (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-16 07:49 EST by Anthony Rumble
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-03-18 06:40:43 EST
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Description Anthony Rumble 2001-03-16 07:49:56 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.4.1-0.1.9 i686; en-US; 0.7)

bindconf crashed with a bog standard install with bind and caching-nameserver

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install bind, bindconf and caching-nameserver RPM's
2.Run bindconf

Actual Results:  Crashed out with python traceback

[root@localhost /etc]# bindconf
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/bindconf-gui", line 951, in ?
    main ()
  File "/usr/sbin/bindconf-gui", line 946, in main
  File "/usr/sbin/bindconf-gui", line 777, in setup_main_tree
    zone = zlist.getMForwardZone(i)
  File "/usr/share/bindconf/dnsdata_base.py", line 1559, in getMForwardZone
    return dnsdata.MForwardZone(self.__list.getChildByIndex(pos), self)
  File "/usr/share/bindconf/dnsdata.py", line 460, in __init__
    MForwardZone_base.__init__(self, list, parent)		
  File "/usr/share/bindconf/dnsdata_base.py", line 1389, in __init__
    self.__SOA = dnsdata.SOA(child, self)
  File "/usr/share/bindconf/dnsdata.py", line 125, in __init__
    if not self.getContact(): self.setContact("root")
  File "/usr/share/bindconf/dnsdata.py", line 186, in getContact
    l = len(value)
TypeError: len() of unsized object
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-03-16 16:40:09 EST
We (Red Hat) should really try to fix this before next release.
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2001-03-19 10:37:48 EST
fixed since bindconf-1.0

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