[Pdns-users] The state of Win32 support?
nick at infotechsys.com
Tue Dec 9 23:37:33 UTC 2003
Thanks for the reply....
> > 1) What versions are supported?
> > It would appear from the generall tone of the manual that all of the
> > releases of pdns work on windows. However there are only installers
> > released
> > (http://downloads.powerdns.com/releases/win32/) for upto 2.9.6, yet the
> > most
> > recent source download for Win32 is 2.9.12. Also in the relese notes for
> > 2.9.13 there is the following:
> > """
> > Big news! Windows is back! Our great friend Michel Stol found
> the time to
> > update the PowerDNS code so it works again under windows.
> > """
> > Again? Did it stop? Why?
> The Windows version was tested succesfully on Windows NT4, 2000, XP and
So...... were versions 2.9.7 through 2.9.12 working on Win32? I'm still a
> I was hired by PowerDNS to do the initial Windows port, now I'm just a
> (unpayed) volunteer with a
> lot of other things to do.
Basicly Win32 support is user-base provided.... it's not maintained by
> > 2) Required to compile?
> > Will Win32 installers be released for each version of pdns (they don't
> > seem
> > to be)? If so when is the 2.9.13 version going to be avaiable?
> A 2.9.13 installer is already available for download (for testing
Cool... many thanks.
> > 4) Footprint
> > How beefy will the hardware need to be on a Win2k machine? Could I get
> > away
> > with using something like a PII266 with 128MB?
> Depends on the amount of queries you fire at it, that setup probably
> will be enough for an average load.
Heh... naturally. I was looking for some ball park figures... nothing exact.
If some Win32 users could let me know what they are using and how the
hardware is holding up I would be most intrested.
PS. Sorry to all about the double post (of the first message) and sorry to
the moderator for mailing from the wrong address... my bad.
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