BIND rpm's for rh9?

Dan Mahoney, System Admin danm at
Fri Nov 3 06:11:47 UTC 2006

On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:

> 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.

Also so I don't have two copies of things like dig, nslookup, etc floating 



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