Joseph S D Yao jsdy at cospo.osis.gov
Tue Nov 16 20:56:23 UTC 1999

On Mon, Nov 15, 1999 at 03:36:42PM -0500, David Spigelman wrote:
> Everything I've read indicates that the named.conf file is supposed to
> be in the /etc directory. I've compiled and installed 8.2.2-P3, and run
> named-bootconf, which copies my old named.boot and creates a named.conf.
> So far so good.
> But when I try to start named, it comes up with the following message:
> can't open '/usr/local/etc/named.conf'. Of course it can't - there isn't
> one! So what am I supposed to do with this? Yes, I could copy
> /etc/named.conf to /usr/local/etc, but that's not the way it's supposed
> to work, is it? What am I doing wrong?

Before you even start compiling, you need to make sure that
port/<your-OS>/Makefile.set has its variables set correctly.

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