bind-9.4.2 failed install
Alan_Clegg at isc.org
Tue Mar 4 13:20:44 UTC 2008
Alan Clegg wrote:
>> Configure does not give errors, nor does make. Does not bind create
>> these files when compiled?
> From the BIND FAQ:
> Q: Isn't "make install" supposed to generate a default named.conf?
> A: Short Answer: No.
> Long Answer: There really isn't a default configuration which fits any
> site perfectly. There are lots of decisions that need to be made and
> there is no consensus on what the defaults should be. For example
> FreeBSD uses /etc/namedb as the location where the configuration files
> for named are stored. Others use /var/named.
[And, of course, this answer extends to the related "system startup" files].
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