[nsd-users] Plugins

W.C.A. Wijngaards wouter at NLnetLabs.nl
Mon Mar 28 06:13:29 UTC 2011

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Hi Damian,

On 03/28/2011 03:23 AM, Damian Zaremba wrote:
> Looking though the changelog it appears the option for compiling plugins
> as shared objects was added back in the 1. series however the only
> example code/documentation I can find for writing them are totally out
> of date and don't work currently.

There is no plugin support in NSD since the 3.0.0 release.  It was a
feature that was not used, and thus not necessary.

> Does NSD 3.2 (.8 if it matters) support plugins and if so is there any
> example code for them? The most recent example I can find is
> http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/svn/nsd/branches/NSD_1_2/contrib/example-plugin.c which
> clearly relies on the nsd-plugin header which doesn't appear to be in
> the source tree much after the 2 release even though bug fixes to the
> plugins appear in the change logs.

Because it was removed.

> The most recent entry in the change log as far as I can tell was
> "dynamic plugin support (since 3.0.0)" on the 15th of Dec 06 - if there
> is any documentation detailing things such as plugins apart from the man
> pages that would also be good to know.
> Any pointers would be welcome (:

Did you know unbound has python plugins?

Best regards,
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