[MaraDNS list] Latest Deadwood 3.0.03
strenholme.usenet at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 14:20:10 EDT 2011
Also a bug on my side -- I should, ideally, consider an incomplete last
line one that has finished then and there. Also, I accidentally
forgot to include "mkSecretTxt.exe" with the first upload of Deadwood
3.0.03, forcing me to upload it again.
MaraDNS has a fairly similar bug: If there is a parse error in the
zone file, MaraDNS will immediately stop parsing that zone file and
move on to the next zone file. In reality, sometimes it's better that
this is fatal for MaraDNS as a whole so that a parse error in a zone
file doesn't result in NXDOMAINs ("this host does not exist") getting
cached across the internet.
Of course, what would be really idea is that, if MaraDNS gets a parse
error, to discard that record, move on to the next '~', and start
parsing records again. But, quite frankly, the csv2 parsing code is
fairly messy at this point so I am a little reluctant adding features
Note to self: Do not implement a finite state machine as raw C code;
indeed in Deadwood the FSM parser (for reading dwood3rc) reads the
machine definition from a string in the Deadwood.exe file. Next time,
I may be more sensible and do what every other C coder does: Use a
combination of Flex/YACC/Lex/Bison.
2011/7/24 wayne at tiscali <wayne.kroncke at tiscali.co.uk>:
> hi sam,
> operator error - pebkac.
> on the s/w support forum i moderate, my first advice is normally to check
> the logs.
> i obviously need to follow my own (and your) advice :)
> dwlog.txt extract:
> 24 July 2011 07:21:50: Fatal error in dwood3rc file on line 28 incomplete
> last line
> i'd recycled my old dwood3rc file, tarted it up with my upstream dns servers
> from google's namebench & set the max cache elements to 16k.
> i also somehow removed the cr/lf from the end of the line.
> added it back in & it all works now
> Sheepishly yours,
> On 24 Jul 2011 10:00, Sam Trenholme wrote:
>> * Is there anything in dwlog.txt telling you why the service can not
>> * Make sure to remove the older Deadwood service before installing the
>> new one "Deadwood --remove" followed by "Deadwood --install"
>> * Please email the MaraDNS list with MaraDNS support concerns, not my
>> personal email address.
>> - Sam
>> 2011/7/24 wayne at googlemail<kronckew at googlemail.com>:
>>> hi sam,
>>> tried the latest 'stable' version on my win7 x64 ultimate system,
>>> service OK, but on starting the service i get a 1067 error:
>>> from cmd window:
>>> c:\Program Files (x86)\Deadwood>install
>>> c:\Program Files (x86)\Deadwood>mkSecretTxt.exe
>>> secret.txt already exists
>>> c:\Program Files (x86)\Deadwood>Deadwood.exe --install
>>> Deadwood service installed; start with: net start Deadwood
>>> c:\Program Files (x86)\Deadwood>net start Deadwood
>>> The Deadwood DNS cache http://maradns.org/deadwood service is starting.
>>> The Deadwood DNS cache http://maradns.org/deadwood service could not be
>>> A system error has occurred.
>>> System error 1067 has occurred.
>>> The process terminated unexpectedly.
>>> attempts to restart with net start fail with same error, same if tried
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Wayne Kroncke
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