[Pdns-users] Bug in pdns_recursor

Daniel Ceregatti daniel at omnis.com
Mon Oct 6 22:29:20 UTC 2003

I encountered this too. When I did an strace, it reported it was trying
to bind to, whereas the local-address is set to in recursor.conf:

bind(5, {sin_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(53),
sin_addr=inet_addr("")}}, 16) = -1 EADDRNOTAVAIL (Cannot assign
requested address)


Ralf van der Enden wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>I compiled pdns-2.9.12 on FreeBSD 5.1-p10 and everything seemed to
>work fine. But then I noticed the recursor not running and tried
>loading it. It works when I rename my recursor.conf and don't add the
>--local-address= parameter. When I do it tells me it cannot resolve
>the address. I think the problem is the IpToU32 function defined in
>pdns/misc.cc. Allways seems to return 'false'. Does anyone else have
>this problem as well?


Daniel Ceregatti - Programmer
Omnis Network, LLC

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