On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 21:53:28 -0700 (PDT), borg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- Joshua Lewis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I have been having been having some issues with BIND > > that have been > > driving me up the wall. I believe I may have located > > the problem. I > > believe I had both BIND8 and BIND9 installed on the > > same system. So I am > > reinstalling from the ports collection and > > overwriting BIND8 completely. > > I wish to avoid this issue in the future. I found > > this in a how to > > online and was wondering if it is accurate. > That's a very common confusion. Usually after > installing Bind9 from the ports "named -v" gives you > the 8.x version. A fast and dirty method to override > the old Bind8 with Bind9 tools and file: > > cd /usr/ports/net/bind9 > make install clean > ln -fs /usr/local/bin/dig /usr/bin/dig > ln -fs /usr/local/bin/host /usr/bin/host > ln -fs /usr/local/bin/nslookup /usr/sbin/nslookup > ln -fs /usr/local/bin/nsupdate /usr/sbin/nsupdate > ln -fs /usr/local/sbin/named /usr/sbin/named > ln -fs /etc/namedb/named.conf /usr/local/etc/named.conf A perhaps quicker/cleaner way to overwrite the base BIND is to do the following: cd /usr/ports/dns/bind9 make PORT_REPLACES_BASE_BIND9=yes install clean Or, you can append 'PORT_REPLACES_BASE_BIND9=yes' to your /etc/make.conf file before you build and install the port. Cheers, Paul. -- e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] "Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid." --- Frank Vincent Zappa _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"