[syslog-ng] New 2.0.8 abort with use_dns(persist_only);
bazsi at balabit.hu
Fri Feb 8 16:46:32 CET 2008
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 21:29 +0100, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 21:25 +0100, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 12:38 -0500, Marc Wiatrowski wrote:
> > > I had been running 2.0.7 fine. When I install and start the new 2.0.8
> > > version I get the following error and fails to actually start if I
> > > use the the options use_dns(persist_only); and
> > > dns_cache_hosts(/etc/hosts);
> > >
> > > Syslog connection established; from='AF_INET(0.0.0.0:0)',
> > > to='AF_INET(192.168.176.3:514)'
> > > syslog-ng starting up; version='2.0.8'
> > > Incoming log entry; line='<134>id=firewall sn=00XXXXXXXX
> > > time="2008-02-05 08:34:52" fw=22.214.171.124 pri=6 c=1024 m=98 n=133049021
> > > src=192.168.184.83:25753:HomePort proto=icmp/8 rcvd=52 \x0d\x0a'
> > > file dnscache.c: line 100 (dns_cache_key_hash): should not be reached
> > > Abort
> > >
> > >
> > > With the use_dns(no); option it runs fine.
> > Hmm... it does not abort for me, so there must be something else in your
> > environment that causes the abort.
> > The abort itself says that the DNS cache encountered an address family
> > that is not know to it (not AF_INET and neither AF_INET6).
> > The from address is somewhat funny too: 0.0.0.0:0
> To diagnose the problem further I'd need a core file and a binary,
> possibly with debug symbols.
This fix resolves this issue for me:
The problem is triggered if you have multiple entries with the same IP
address in your /etc/hosts file (not on the same line, in separate
Tomorrow's snapshot is going to have the fix.
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