validator bug?

Evan Hunt Evan_Hunt at
Sat Dec 27 21:23:17 UTC 2008

> Dec 27 19:12:49 localhost named[9294]: not insecure resolving
> Dec 27 19:13:03 localhost named[9294]: validator.c:2762: REQUIRE(type !=
> 0) failed
> Dec 27 19:13:03 localhost named[9294]: exiting (due to assertion failure)
> Anyone knows what this means?
> A problem with my config or a bug in bind?

Even if there were a problem with your config, named shouldn't ever crash
like that.

In this case I think it's a bug that was fixed a while ago.  If you can,
upgrade to 9.3.6, 9.4.3, or 9.5.1, and see if you're still seeing the

Evan Hunt -- evan_hunt at
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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