Need updated RHEL/CentOS RPM
ernesto.perez at cedia.org.ec
Thu Sep 19 01:20:58 UTC 2019
El 18/9/19 a las 17:44, Guevara, Daniel via Unbound-users escribió:
> As I work on creating my own RPM can someone confirm if my compile steps are correct? I am testing the version before actually building the RPM.
> I installed all dependencies:
We use to compile an rpm on each unbound version, available here:
atm we are at 1.9.2 but maybe next week we will have the 1-9.3
if you wish the customized src.rpm you can download it at:
> BuildRequires: flex, openssl-devel, expat-devel, ldns-devel
> Then I ran:
> ./configure --with-libevent --prefix=; make; make install
> (prefix set to blank so that it would install in /etc)
> Everything appears to go smoothly but when I performance test the numers are much worse than I get with 1.6.6.
> For brevity I will leave the perf tests out since they are same between the 2 builds using the same unbound.conf
> On 9/16/19, 6:43 PM, "Paul Wouters" <paul at nohats.ca> wrote:
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> On Mon, 16 Sep 2019, Anand Buddhdev via Unbound-users wrote:
> [ with my red hat on ]
> >> The latest version available to build from source is 1.9.3. I can
> >> obviously explore creating my own RPM but I was thinking the entire
> >> community can benefit from an updated RPM. Does anyone have a suggestion
> >> on how to get a 1.9.x RHEL/CentOS created for everyone to download/use.
> > RHEL tends to be very conservative with packages. It's unfortunate that
> > unbound is in CentOS base. The chances of Redhat updating it in CentOS 7
> > are very low. Even in the recently-released RHEL 8, unbound is at
> > version 1.7.3, and will probably be pinned at 1.7.x.
> For RHEL7/CentOS7, indeed you will now only see very important fixes
> like CVEs. However, for RHEL8/CentOS8. things should not be pinned at
> 1.7.x. With the Modularity and the AppStream vs BaseOS, we should be
> able to do more frequent updates to unbound.
> That said, if you want to help me achieve this, you really need to file
> a bug in bugzilla against RHEL8 for unbound, and list in the bug item
> not just that you want to new version, but also what specific feature
> you want. It is even better if you are a redhat customer making that
> bug report.
> > If you want to use the newest version, then I suggest rolling your own
> > RPM. And if your do that, I suggest naming your package carefully. Don't
> > call it "unbound", so that there's no conflict or accidental "upgrade"
> > in case there's a new version in the base repositories. Call it
> > "yourcompany-unbound" or something like that. There is an "unbound.spec"
> > file in the "contrib" directory in the source, but it's woefully out of
> > date. However, you may be able to use it as a template.
> You can also just grab the source rpm and update the spec file there, or
> grab the fedora spec file and compile it for centos8. For centos7, this
> will be trickier but you can use the fedora spec file as starting point.
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