bind-9.8.1: INSIST(! dns_rdataset _isassociated(sigrdataset)) failed

Paul Wouters paul at
Wed Nov 16 17:16:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, 16 Nov 2011, David Ford wrote:

> ISC have replied and indicated that BIND 10 was designed, with
> resilience to abnormal events, in mind.  i'm eagerly looking forward to
> trying it out now.
> i disagree that it's easier to find and fix.  many people will simply
> wrap it in a while(1) and ignore it because we don't have the time to
> sit and debug it, which puts us precisely at the same footing as simply
> logging an alert and continuing -- except we now have the lag during the
> restart period.  events often occur at inopportune moments.

as openswan developer I can tell you the reason ISC already has a fix out now
is precisely because of the assertions on the code. Even if most people wrap it,
someone somewhere will either not or report the message found. That message
severely limits the code ISC has to then dig (sorry) through....


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