[ldns-users] trailing garbage in wire parser
jelte at isc.org
Mon Sep 7 08:06:12 UTC 2009
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bert hubert wrote:
> 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'.
right. Scratch my patch :)
yet another place i wish we had added and options flag to the api (PARSE_STRICT
would be nice here).
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