Bug 56322 - ypbind has problems with bad server hostname
Summary: ypbind has problems with bad server hostname
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ypbind   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alexander Larsson
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
: 55229 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-11-15 16:38 UTC by Norm Murray
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-03-21 21:55:28 UTC
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original patch as attachment (323 bytes, patch)
2002-03-19 18:01 UTC, Issue Tracker
no flags Details | Diff
Final patch (512 bytes, patch)
2002-03-21 21:55 UTC, Alexander Larsson
no flags Details | Diff

Description Norm Murray 2001-11-15 16:38:04 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.7-10smp i686)

Description of problem:
ypbind will lock if /etc/yp.conf contains an unresolvable server hostname
somewhere other than the last line of the file. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
put a bogus server hostname in /etc/yp.conf

start ypbind

Additional info:

This patch will fix the problem:
--- ypbind-mt-1.8/src/serv_list.c	Mon Aug 13 15:07:22 2001
    ypbind-mt-1.8/src/serv_list.c	Mon Aug 13 15:07:24 2001
@@ -456,6  456,7 @@
 		  log_msg (LOG_ERR, _("gethostbyname: Unknown error"));
 	      pthread_rdwr_wunlock_np (&domainlock);
 	  if (hent->h_addr_list[0] == NULL)

Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-19 16:43:18 UTC
Parts of the patch seems to be missing.

Comment 2 Issue Tracker 2002-03-19 18:01:18 UTC
Created attachment 49026 [details]
original patch as attachment

Comment 3 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-21 15:57:27 UTC
*** Bug 55229 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-21 21:54:53 UTC
fixed in ypbind-1.10-4.

Comment 5 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-21 21:55:23 UTC
Created attachment 49504 [details]
Final patch

Comment 6 Alexander Larsson 2002-03-21 21:56:20 UTC
I sent the attached patch to thorsten.

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