Problem installing isc-dhcp

Shawn Routhier sar at
Wed Jul 27 18:59:34 UTC 2011

On 07/27/2011 11:12, Mike Rosensweig wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to install the new version of isc-dhcp from the isc website
> and am running into some problems with using dhcpctl and omapi.  I
> download the tar.gz, unzip it into my home directory, and then run
> configure, make, and make install, as the README says.  The problem I am
> running into is that while most of the relevant .h files get moved to
> /usr/local/include, some of them (specifically the ones from
> bind/includes/isc) do not, so when I try to compile i get a bunch of
> '________' declared as function returning a function errors since it can
> not locate 'isc/result.h'.  If i had ~/dhcp-4.2.1-P1/bind/include to the
> include path the program will then compile, but this does not seem like
> the desired behavior, as I would assume the necessary header and lib
> files should all be put in the proper locations and work out of the box.
>   Am i missing something here, or do I need to install some additional
> package for this to work?

You probably aren't missing anything, it's likely a bug.  In 4.2
we add a dependency on the bind code and didn't catch all of the
corner cases.

What were you trying to compile that got the errors?

> Thanks,
> Mike
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