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Re: mail stuck in transport queue

On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 01:35:17PM -0400, Francis Lau wrote:
> Thanks all.  
> After looking at the buglog, I notice that there was a bug with the 
> dnscache program under zmailer 2.99.53 (2000-Jul-17).  I guess my mails 
> were stuck in the transport queue because of this (dns mx lookups fail), 
> as I was using the dnscache program.  However, contrary to the symptoms 
> listed on the buglog page, not all the dns mx lookups failed, just 
> the ones that looked for utoronto.ca and any entries that were in my hosts 
> file.  When I removed all the entries in my hosts file (except for localhost)
> , *magically* everything works, including lookups for utoronto.ca.  
> I followed Matti's advice and looked at the core dumped files and I see 
> that the segmentation faults happen in a function call called gaih_inet() 
> in libc6.  

Possibly configuring with:
 --with-ipv6-replacement-libc If system has broken  getaddrinfo() and friends

2000-07-30  Matti Aarnio  <mea@zmailer.org>
	* transports/smtp/getmxrr.c:
	    dnscache by djb produces replies which don't have NS or AD
	    sections, and when scanning replies, we had one-off
	    comparison error which bailed out in case the ANSWER
	    section reached the end of the reply packet.

This fix is included in 2.99.54

> Is there a patch/fix for the dnscache problem?     

Pick this one to replace your current  getmxrr.c

> After I changed the to bind everything works fine (with the original 
> hosts file).
> Thanks again,
> Francis

/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>
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