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Re: Anyone see this?
On Mon, 30 Oct 1995, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> > I'm seeing a problem in the router and hold ta, and I'm wondering
> > whether anyone else has seen it.
> > Basically, what happens is that if a domain lookup times out in the
> > router, it puts it on the hold transport, however the hold transport returns
> > the message back to the router even though the ns problem still exists. The
> > message gets bounced from router to hold ta, back router, over and over,
> > until the message gets the maximum number of Received: lines and gets
> > stuffed into $POSTOFFICE/postman
> Hmm.. It is not supposed to happen anymore, but
> if it does (2.99.16+), then I have to look at hold
> logics again...
> Could you provide some details about what happens and when ?
I have just tried it on a 2.99.20 system and it doesn't happen anymore.
I'm looking into one other situation. I don't think the situation
where a MX RR lookup causes a "Server Failed" response, but a A RR lookup
suceeds is handled correctly. However, this is a rare occurance, and
requires a specially broken DNS setup!