[Unbound-users] Unbound 1.5.3rc1 pre-release

Brad Smith brad at comstyle.com
Wed Mar 4 02:20:20 UTC 2015

On 03/03/15 16:42, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> Am 03.03.2015 um 15:51 schrieb W.C.A. Wijngaards:
>> Hi,
>> Unbound 1.5.3rc1 maintainers prerelease is available:
>> http://www.unbound.net/downloads/unbound-1.5.3rc1.tar.gz
>> sha1 8a440a7e9c65da89465d0740254b8c955b83a91a
>> sha256 9dbe3a89e4f8a16eb55f0dd6634f5a1112fc05303ca466056fbdfc84ad9bc98f
>> This release fixes an issue where reload (sighup) could cause unbound
>> to exit, because of permission acquisition changes inserted in 1.5.2.
>> Bug Fixes:
>> - - [bugzilla: 647 ] Fix #647 crash in 1.5.2 because pwd.db no longer
>> accessible after reload.
>> - - [bugzilla: 645 ] Fix #645 Portability to Solaris 10, use AF_LOCAL.
>> - - [bugzilla: 646 ] Fix #646 Portability to Solaris, -lrt for
>> getentropy_solaris.
>> - - Use the getrandom syscall introduced in Linux 3.17 (from Heiner
>> Kallweit).
>> Best regards,
>>     Wouter
> With regard to the proposed getrandom syscall patch Brad Smith sent this
> comment to me and the mailing list:
> "The getentropy() code for Linux within the Unbound tree is old. The
> upstream code from the OpenBSD tree has already dealt with using the
> new system call 6 months ago. So Wouter just needs to re-sync with
> the code from the OpenBSD tree."
> Did you consider this? Or would it simply have caused too much
> regression testing effort and you preferred a small extension for now?

I sent a diff to Wouter to sync in those changes from upstream but
haven't heard anything back from him. I also attached the diff here
for you Heiner.

Note: I don't use Linux so if you can test that would probably be
quite useful to Wouter.

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