[erlang-bugs] Bug in the resolver?

Evgeniy Khramtsov <>
Mon Apr 18 12:46:43 CEST 2011

15.04.2011 21:34, Evgeniy Khramtsov wrote:
> 15.04.2011 18:01, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I now have reworked the code. It of course passes our regression tests,
>> but since I have not yet managed to reproduce your bug it would be
>> nice if you could test it. I pushed a branch 
>> rn/inet_res-crash-rest-time-0
>> to my github repository git://github.com/RaimoNiskanen/otp.git from
>> where it can be fetched. The branch has two commits to inet_res.erl.
>> http://github.com/RaimoNiskanen/otp/tree/rn/inet_res-crash-rest-time-0
>>    * Check return values from UDP send functions
>> http://github.com/RaimoNiskanen/otp/commit/24f13b771e84b4baad3fb804e14e85478432e289 
>>    * Cleanup timeout handling, fix bug for remaining time =:= 0
>> http://github.com/RaimoNiskanen/otp/commit/684c8ea15059093d25d9c97c21bf1db091579f08 
>> If it is awkward for you to build from source, and you run R14B02
>> I have placed the VM executable at 
>> http://erlang.org/~raimo/inet_res.beam
>> that you can drop into your erlang installation. Be sure to keep
>> the old around just in case I messed something up...
>> Please report your test results...
> Thank you very much. I'm trying your beam (I have R14B02 installed). 
> By the way, the problem is rare, so it can take a day to catch the 
> error on heavily loaded machines. I'll report the result.

Ok, 3 days left and we got no errors with the new beam. So I think your 
patch solves the problem.
Thank you very much!

Evgeniy Khramtsov, ProcessOne.

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