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RE: heimdal 0.51 resolve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-heimdal-discuss@sics.se
> [mailto:owner-heimdal-discuss@sics.se]On Behalf Of Johan Danielsson

> "Howard Chu" <hyc@highlandsun.com> writes:
> > In lib/roken/resolve.c HAVE_RES_NSEARCH is explicitly #undefine'd,
> > so even when the configure script is fixed it won't get used.
> The reason it's undefed is that the implementation I was using (AIX)
> was rather severely buggy. The res_state struct expected by
> res_nsearch was much larger than the one found in resolv.h, resulting
> in memory corruption.

That is unfortunate. Using res_search in a multithreaded server causes major
lockups on Solaris. Perhaps you can just note this in the README instead. See
if getting the latest BIND source and replacing the AIX native library helps,

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