[JDEV] non-unicode XML crashes jabberd
jabber-adm at better-com.de
Tue Sep 17 06:06:23 CDT 2002
Ralph Siemsen <ralphs at blueairnetworks.com> writes:
> The real reason still remains elusive. The JUD definitely plays a
> central role, because the problem goes away if the JUD is removed.
Looks like. We disabled JUD on our productive Jabber-Server. Should
everyone running a productive server disable JUD?
> The other observation about this problem is that shortly before the
> server spirals into its endless loop, the log file shows that it tried
> to access the global.xdb file (where JUD entries get stored); however
> the first 8 bytes of the filename have been overwritten.
... with a pointer (you said that on 09/09)
We made another observation: After jabberd and jud crashed global.xdb
was rewritten totally: All entries except the one of the user who
crashed it did not exist any longer :-(
Until now I only can say that the main trigger for this was a
misconfigured client which had no appropriate locales so it sent
> The second series of patches ...
> This is all just debugging/hunting. I haven't found the actual
The question also is whether it is not a waste of time to locate the
problems or if it would be better to write a new (perhaps SQL-based)
JUD as temas suggested?
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