[Pdns-users] Message parser reports malformed message packet.

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Fri Nov 3 07:00:25 UTC 2006

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 04:36:26PM -0800, Augie Schwer wrote:
> dig ch txt version.bind @dns-eu1.powerdns.net +short
> ;; Warning: Message parser reports malformed message packet.
> "Served by POWERDNS 2.9.19 $Id: packethandler.cc 518 2005-10-16 15:36:51Z 
> ahu $"
> Happens to our NSs too, but just seems to be that specific request,
> not really a deal breaker just kind of an oddity. Any thoughts?

It is because PowerDNS in this very special case returns a class=TXT answer
for a class=CH question. This only happens for the version string, and
fixing it is quite a lot of work.


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