BIND 9.7.3 is now available.

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Tue Feb 15 15:51:36 UTC 2011

* Dennis Clarke:

> I would think a posix speec compliant implementation would work anywhere.

BIND uses its own locking mechanisms, using machine code insertions.
For fringe some platforms, they do not seem to be correct.  i386 or
amd64 should be fine, though.

(Switching to GCC's synchronization primitives would probably be quite
easy, at least if you can figure out which ordering semantics are
expected.  The machine code insertions already depend on GCC, after

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