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Re: Bugreport: DNS resolver cache bug on Mac OS X 10.5.2

From: Joe Orton <jorton_at_redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 13:31:31 +0000

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 11:56:14AM +0100, Hinnerk Haardt wrote:
> there seems to be a bug in the caching of Avahi/Bonjour "DNS"-queries in
> Subversion (or libneon?). To reproduce:
>
> 1. forget to switch the svn-serving-machine on
> 2. try svn ls http://server.local/path/to/repo
> => Host not found
> 3. switch server on
> 4. make sure the repository is reachable with a web browser
> 5. retry svn ls http://server.local/path/to/repo
>
> => svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn'
> svn: PROPFIND of '/svn': Could not resolve hostname `server.local':
> Host not found (http://server.local)
>
> Tcpdump reveals there is no network traffic on the second and any following
> request (svn ls, svn up etc.).

users_at_subversion.tigris.org is the best place to ask this kind of
question.

This is likely to be some OS-level caching, there is none in SVN or neon
which would exhibit the behaviour you describe. Google suggests you
should try running "dscacheutil -flushcache" for OS X 10.5.

joe

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