64-bit vs. 32 bit question
mansaxel at kthnoc.net
Tue May 29 09:48:29 UTC 2007
--On mÃ¥ndag, mÃ¥ndag 21 maj 2007 09.18.35 -0700 Michael Bernhardt
<MBernha at bart.gov> wrote:
> Here's a probably dumb question but the answer may save me a lot of time:
> I'm currently running bind 9.3.4 on CentOS 4.4, which is a Red Hat clone.
> The current OS installation is 32 bit. If I upgrade to 64-bit CentOS (v5),
> will I need to recompile BIND or will it run fine as a 32 bit binary? Does
> BIND even care?
But take notice -- on operating systems supporting 32 and 64 bit
applications (like Solaris) you will have to make certain that all needed
shared libraries are available in the right bit length. Typically, for a
modern BIND, the OpenSSL library may be the culprit.
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