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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: [BUG]: "Certain addresses crash proxy" on SunOS 4.x (fwd)
Date Fri, 17 Jan 1997 22:42:28 GMT
Yup this happened when www.hotbot.com went from, um, somewhere around 12
addresses to 18 addresses.  It's now broken into two cnames hiding 9 addrs
each.

Dean

On Fri, 17 Jan 1997, Chuck Murcko wrote:

> Rob Hartill liltingly intones:
> > 
> > 
> > Mmm, this is interesting. Someone reported that us.imdb.com and
> > AltaVista causes their SunOs Netscape to crash. We have round-robin DNS
> > and I bet AV does too. Is there some bad interaction between SunOs and
> > Apache ?
> > 
> It sounds more like the size of the h_addr_list SunOS gets back into
> a struct hostent from gethostbyaddr() is bigger than some fixed size they
> allow for (or possibly it's the h_aliases list). Then:
> 
> BOOM!
> 
> chuck
> Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
> And now, on a lighter note:
> A child of five could understand this!  Fetch me a child of five.
> 


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