[Unbound-users] Unbound release 1.4.12
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lst_hoe02 at kwsoft.de
Tue Jul 19 09:51:04 UTC 2011
Zitat von "W.C.A. Wijngaards" <wouter at NLnetLabs.nl>:
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> On 07/18/2011 10:00 PM, Juergen Daubert wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 05:19:35PM +0200, Gábor Lénárt wrote:
>>> However, I am still having problems to get the "old behaviour". How can I
>>> compile unbound to link against libldns statically? I couldn't figure out
>>> without ugly hacks (see my previous mail), it seems even
>>> "--enable-static-exe" does not work (and also it sounds a bit "dangerous"
>>> when help of the configure script talks about "for debug purposes"), ldns
>>> is still linked dynamically, at least output of ldd on unbound binary
>>> shows libldns too.
>> Build but _not_ install ldns <somewhere> with the configure option
>> --disable-shared. After that configure unbound to use your just built
>> ldns with --with-ldsn=<somewhere>, thats all ;)
> Yes that is a way to install from source:
> get ldns; unpack, ./configure --disable-shared; make
> get unbound; unpack, ./configure --with-ldns=theldnsbuilddir; make
> This results in a static link to the ldns library. Unbound can use the
> ldns compile build directory directly, you do not have to install the
> ldns you link to.
> (If you want to static link to libevent, do the same for libevent).
> - --enable-static-exe gives -static to gcc at the link stage.
> Unbound reports the linked ldns library when you do unbound -h
> it also reports libcrypto version and libevent version.
> Because unbound uses a small part of ldns (when on verbosity lower than
> 4, because then it prints packets with ldns), it is not particularly
> sensitive to updates in ldns; apart from features (e.g. GOST support).
> The builtin ldns tarball had three history milestones
> 1 builtin tarball used if no systemlib or systemlib too old.
> 2 builtin tarball used only if expressly specified
> 3 no tarball
> - From what I understand in this thread, there are (linux-)package
> maintainers, that prefer to not have a tarball inside unbound. Because
> they use dynamic libraries and are scared it may mess up their careful
> dependency management in the package system. There are source-users, on
> debian-stable, ubuntu-LTS, that want a security-updated unbound (like,
> its latest release), and want to do so outside of the (very old)
> packages for that system, and thus want to keep this unbound-only ldns
> library outside of the package system (static link, in /opt/local, ...).
> BSD ports maintainers have not voiced an opinion.
> What would help here is a feature that helps non-package installs
> without frustrating package maintainers. But I do not know what that
> would be.
I would vote for 2 so the built-in ldns is only used if explicitly
asked for. Thsi way no package maintainer should get in trouble and
those who find it useful can still compile unbound as before.
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