RR sorting is not cycling on 8.4.5

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon Mar 14 18:03:48 UTC 2005

> If I have 2 A records for a zone and fetch these using dig with the
> default RR sorting of "cyclic" set, the A records seen in the dig
> response are not always rotated (sometimes the order seen in 2
> consecutive calls is the same).  If, however, I set the RR sorting to
> "fixed" then that works as expected.
> Is this a cycling bug?  I tested this with 8.4.5.
> -- 
> Jeffrey Stevens

	Are you 100% certain the you are the only client querying the
	server and are you also 100% sure that all replies are getting
	back to the client?

	If either of these is not true then you are seeing nothing more
	that the effects of a second client / client retries.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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