[Pdns-users] TXT record with embedded tab causes thread to die.

Christopher Pruden cdpruden at liquidweb.com
Tue Mar 27 22:01:57 UTC 2012

On Mar 27, 2012, at 5:47 PM, bert hubert wrote:
>> I've got one record remaining that made it into PowerDNS via AXFR, but
>> isn't served by PowerDNS.  It's got (I assume) a UTF8 character in it, so
>> I'm not worried about it working, but it might be good to make sure
>> records like it don't get in via AXFR.  BIND was the master for the AXFR.
> Which PowerDNS version did the AXFR? 3.0 and 3.1 are supposed to do proper
> escaping, making sure you don't end up with UTF-8 in your database.

It was 3.0

>> bounce  IN TXT  "v=spf1 include:listrak.com –all"
>> @       IN TXT  "spf2.0/pra include:listrak.com ~all"
>> And here's where the wide character shows up:
>> grep TXT  /var/named/chroot/var/named/dinnerwareoutletmall.com.db | od -c
> It should have ended up in our database as something like:
> IN TXT  "v=spf1 include:listrak.com \342\200\233all"
> (not exactly, I think it would be decimal and not octal).

That's what I was figuring.

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