bind-9.4.2 failed install

Kristen S. kris_s at
Tue Mar 4 20:13:58 UTC 2008

On Mar 4, 2008, at 4:20 AM, Alan Clegg wrote:

> 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].
> AlanC

Thank you Alan! I did start to scan through the FAQ but I was too  
impatient obviously. I was viewing lots of unrelated information and  
gave up too soon to see what you have pointed out.

Thank yo

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