[Pdns-users] PowerDNS on Mac OS X 10.3.6
michel at powerdns.com
Wed Nov 10 15:22:22 UTC 2004
> I was able to complete the compile, but had errors upon testing it ...
> /usr/local/sbin/pdns_server monitor
> Nov 10 06:32:16 Cannot create semaphore: Function not implemented
> Rob Casey raised this same issue here:
> ... But in browsing the list archives, it doesn't appear that it was ever
> What's the workaround for this? I know pdns is popular on Linux
> but a whole world awaits in the growing crowd of Mac OS X sysadmins.
> Would love to get pdns working if possible.
It seems that POSIX semaphores aren't implemented on MacOS X, a workaround
might be to write your own semaphore wrapper class for MacOS X that uses
native semaphore support (if available). Or you could use a mutex in
combination with an integer to emulate a semaphore.
- Michel Stol
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