[collectd] Bug#535787: collectd: powerdns monitoring hangs on the pdns socket (pdns 2.9.22)

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Mon Aug 31 12:49:48 CEST 2009

tags 535787 + patch

Hi Luke,

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 12:37:47PM -0700, Luke Heberling wrote:
> On Sunday 30 August 2009 05:34:00 Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > I do not expect it to collect any values either as I suspect that the
> > protocol has been changed in pdns 2.9.22.
> Found the time to investigate more thoroughly. Powerdns is wanting a newline 
> character at the end of the input. My guess is that it's enforcing an existing 
> protocol, not changing it. The attached patch provides the newline and also 
> adds the timeout to the pdns-server socket. (The previous patch applied it 
> only to the recursor).
> The patch is against the git.tokkee.org source and does not include the patch 
> from earlier in the bug report.
> Tested successfully all permutations of
> pdns-server / pdns-server 2.9.22-1~bpo50+1 / pdns-recursor 3.1.7-1, 
> default/specific collect commands, 
> chroot/non-chroot.

Thanks a lot for your work! I'll include the patch in the next upload
(either as dpatch or by using a new upstream releease - whatever happens
first ;-)).


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