On porting BIND 8.2 to OS/2

Peter Meerwald pmeerw at cosy.sbg.ac.at
Thu Jan 27 17:05:04 UTC 2000


Hi there, 

>      We are working on porting BIND 8.x.x to OS/2. If anyone has worked on
> porting BIND 8.x.x to OS/2 please assist. Please give pointers to materials
> available on the web. Also what all tools are necessary to go through this
> project.

I did the BIND 4.9.x port for OS/2 - I guess a couple of patches has
made it into the BIND 8.2.x OS/2 port too...

Bjorn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> released the BIND 8.1.2 port available on
hobbes (including patched source), http://ftp-os2.nmsu.edu

do you plan to use the GCC/EMX compiler and libraries?
the EMX environment should make the port a lot easier, however you'll need
the separate syslog() stuff from hobbes and a work-around for setitimer()
routine

all your question about your project are very welcome!

regards,
Peter

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