Bad compression pointer

Peter Hessler phessler at
Tue Dec 16 19:29:24 UTC 2003

nsd-1.4.0-alpha1 on OpenBSD/macppc -current (as of Sunday).  Yes, I am 
using mmap.  Built from ports (after updating to 1.4.0-alpha1).

Looks like it always generates a similar error after an `nsdc reload`.  
I put a copy of the output at

If I can generate it another way, I'll let the list know.

On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 08:04:33PM +0100, Erik Rozendaal wrote:
:Peter Hessler wrote:
:>I get that fairly often when I add a new domain.  I have to restart 
:>nsd.  It also happens when there is some bad info in the zone file.  
:>(I don't remember what triggers it, but I can try and duplicate it if 
:>people want me to.)
:Could you elaborate on this?  NSD version, OS/platform, etc.  Are you 
:using mmap?
:Also note that the name compression algorithm is completely different 
:between 1.2.x and 1.4.0-alpha1.
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