[SURBL-Discuss] ANNOUNCE: Mail::SpamAsssassin::SpamCopURI 0.14

Eric Kolve ekolve at comcast.net
Thu Apr 22 21:11:39 CEST 2004


On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 02:43:31PM +1200, Simon Byrnand wrote:
> > Release 0.14 is up on sourceforge.net.
> > Sorry about all these releases.  This is just a small
> > one to fix the 'Modification of non-creatable array value attempted'
> > error a few people have been seeing.
> >
> > You can fetch it at http://sourceforge.net/projects/spamcopuri
> 
> Hi Eric,
> 
> Well 0.14 (compared to 0.11) has definately cut the DNS queries down to
> size....... almost.... I notice one strange thing, after resolving a
> redirected URL it seems to perform a DNS lookup on the actual URL as well
> as looking it up on SURBL. For example:
> 
> query: evergreen--munged--wholesaledist.info.ws.surbl.org IN A
> query: yahoo.com.sc.surbl.org IN A
> query: rd.yahoo.com IN A
> 
> The first query is the properly extracted redirect URL, the second query
> is the base of the URL, yahoo.com, but the third query puzzles me. Why
> look up rd.yahoo.com itself ?

Hmm.  I think you might be seeing the name server resolution
for the HTTP GET request.  I am only doing name server lookups
against the RBL hence all the queries directly related to SpamCopURI
should have something on the right hand side.

--eric

> 
> Regards,
> Simon
> 
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