[Pdns-dev] Getting errors when compiling PowerDNS for windows in VS 2010

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sat Jan 2 11:18:25 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 02:39:07PM +0530, Samir Deshpande wrote:
> I'm trying to compile PowerDNS for windows in VS 2010 but it is showing many
> errors for different header files which was used for Unix environment and
> not able to identify equivalent in windows. For Example: boost libraries,
> <arch/inet.h>, #include <unistd.h>  is used in Unix and equivalent in
> windows  #include <io.h>.


Periodically, once every few years, someone gets PowerDNS to compile on
Windows. It is not rocket science, but it does require quite some work by a
skilled programmer.

But out of the box, it does not work.

> Can you please suggest any workaround to resolve all errors during compile
> PowerDNS in Visual Studio 2010?   

Perhaps a linux VM?


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