[Pdns-dev] pipe-timeout is implemented in seconds, not milliseconds as claimed

John Leach john at brightbox.co.uk
Fri Dec 7 12:20:29 CET 2012

On 06/12/12 12:49, Peter van Dijk wrote:
> Hello John,
> On Aug 2, 2012, at 1:55 , John Leach wrote:
>> Perhaps fix the bug, but warn or reject timeouts that work out to be
>> less than, say, 100ms or something? That would alert anyone who worked
>> around this to the fact powerdns is now interpreting the config as
>> milliseconds and not seconds).
> Fixed in r2971, timeout is now in ms. I raised the default from 1000
> to 2000 to avoid the most blatant surprise. I did not implement the
> warning; pipebackend users tend to be savvy users who read docs.

great, thanks!

and fair enough, but I bet we'll see a few people popping up on the list
wondering why their dns server became unstable after an upgrade :)


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