Use of pool servers reveals unacceptable crash rate in async DNS
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Sun Jun 26 14:06:28 UTC 2016
Eric S. Raymond <esr at thyrsus.com>:
> > What would you do if we discovered a case where we wanted it?
> Cry a lot. Then add logic to force synchronous DNS when memlocking is
> selected, and document this as a workaround for a bug we haven't fixed yet.
Ugh. Our options have just narrowed. I've just seen
libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work
Aborted (core dumped)
with memlock off in the build.
I think the homebrew async-lookup code has to go. Even if we installed
the warmup fix, I don't think I'd trust it.
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