BIND rpm's for rh9?

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Fri Nov 3 05:43:18 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2 Nov 2006, Joseph S D Yao wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 03:33:32PM -0800, Gushi wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I'm interested in running the latest BIND so I can try doing all those
>> neat DNSSEC things, but I'm using an old redhat 9 machine, with a VERY
>> custom kernel and some VERY odd hardware.
>> Does anyone know of a generic location to get rpms which will work (or
>> failing that, srpms which I can compile myself).  I'm mainly interested
>> in maintaining my dependencies and such, as opposed to just building
>> bind from scratch (which I've got right now, but it's a few versions
>> old, and it bothers me for some reason, since none of the file paths
>> match where redhat seems to think they should be).
> Why do you want SRPMs?  The classic BIND package out of the box has
> compiled perfectly well for me on any RH version I've tried [which is
> NOT all, but still ...]

Mainly for consistency with other RPMs which may require it, as well as 
some of the OS scripts, as well as third party scripts not finding the 
files in what redhat considers to be their standard locations.


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