Re: Squid w/FreeBSD 2.2.5 DNS Fails

From: Keith Heinemann <>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 03:22:52 -0500 (EST)

> I am running Squid-1.1.18 and I get the same thing. Apparantly it looks
> like FreeBSD 2.2.5 including -stable has a broken gethostbyname(). I am
> wondering if there are any fixes for this or if anyone else has the same
> problem and knows a work around.

perhaps rebuilding bind would fix this? I'm not sure what ver FreeBSD
uses (bind 4 of bind 8) but sources to both are available from . now might be a good time to apply the squid-dns-ttl
hack patch mentioned in the FAQ- it runs great here under bind-4.9.6.


> I have squid running as "nobody" and Apache running as "nobody", but I'm
> not sure if that makes a difference.
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Received on Wed Dec 24 1997 - 00:24:15 MST

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