[ldns-users] trailing garbage in wire parser

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sun Sep 6 19:09:04 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:12 PM, Robert Edmonds<edmonds at debian.org> wrote:
> bert hubert wrote:
>> Ok, on trailing garbage, this is rife on the internet. PowerDNS used
>> to error out on it, but it was not doable.
> really?  do you have any current numbers?  i've only been able to find a
> few packets with trailing garbage, but maybe my sample is biased.

I've mostly seen this on the resolver side, where you talk to the
unwashed masses of soho routers/modems..

But it was frequent enough to cause helpdesk calls and spam the log.

So it is a no-go for 'real life use'.


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