dccifd: restart after signal 6

MrC lists-dcc@cappella.us
Sat Jun 6 01:26:50 UTC 2009


On 6/5/2009 6:02 PM, Vernon Schryver wrote:
>> From: Paul Vixie<vixie@isc.org>
>> To: Vernon Schryver<vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com>
>> cc: dcc@rhyolite.com, lists-dcc@cappella.us
>
>> the strange part of all this is, there has been a thread safe superset
>> of libresolv for about 11 years.  just call res_ninit instead of
>> res_init, and res_nsend instead of res_send.  netbsd doesn't know this?
>
> I didn't know that, but now that you mention it, it's in non-NetBSD
> versions of res_state.c, and so probably in NetBSD versions.
> I'd not trust it without reading the whole resolver library because
> "thread" does appear in res_state.c.  But there are plenty of
> pthread.h and similar stains in other files in the
> FreeBSD version of /usr/src/lib/libc/resolv/*
>

Here's Christos Zoulas' mention of using res_ninit() and deprecating 
usage of _res :

http://www.nabble.com/_res-value-related-query-td22433804.html

Seems the changes aren't too bad.  I can test if you want.

> While I'm ranting about NetBSD, I wish they'd get with the program in
> minor ways that wouldn't break anything.  I can't think of an excuse
> for the spews of compiler warnings like these:
>      sign.c:77: warning: pointer targets in passing argument 2 of 'MD5Update' differ in signedness
> Declaring your MD5Update() to take a const void * instead of a const
> unsigned char * should be done even before you tune it.  It should be
> done when you add "const" to the ancient code from the RFC 1321.
>

I want to go off on pkgsrc... but I'll resist and slog instead.

-m



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