[Pdns-users] Tools to analyse DNS traffic + problems compiling pdns

Eugene Pefti eugenep at w3media.net
Tue Jan 29 16:37:38 UTC 2008

Hi Nico,


I tried to run the command without dots. Still no luck. I have boost and
boost-devel packages installed. 




From: pdns-users-bounces at mailman.powerdns.com
[mailto:pdns-users-bounces at mailman.powerdns.com] On Behalf Of Nico van Royen
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 12:05 AM
To: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] Tools to analyse DNS traffic + problems compiling


3 dots ??? I think you misunderstand the documents.

If you do not require any special arguments like --prefix  or --modules etc,
just issue the command:

# CXXFLAGS=-I/usr/include/boost ./configure

(without the dots)...

Nico van Royen


From: Eugene Pefti [mailto:eugenep at w3media.net]
To: 'bert hubert' [mailto:bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl]
Cc: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Sent: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 01:03:35 +0100
Subject: [Pdns-users] Tools to analyse DNS traffic + problems compiling pdns

There's more to follow to my previous email.
We are supposed to put three dots after ./configure script to make it work
for boost headers. It doesn't work for me too.
The configure script says:

[root at localhost pdns-2.9.21]# CXXFLAGS=-I/usr/include/boost ./configure ...
configure: WARNING: you should use --build, --host, --target
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking build system type... Invalid configuration `...': machine `...' not
configure: error: /bin/sh ./config.sub ... failed

What the hell does it mean?
Should I use it with the mentioned options? --build, --host and --target?


-----Original Message-----
From: Eugene Pefti [mailto:eugenep at w3media.net] 
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 2:48 PM
To: 'bert hubert'
Cc: 'pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com'
Subject: RE: [Pdns-users] Tools to analyse DNS traffic

Hey Bert, 

Thanks a lot for coming back. Listen, every time I run configure script I
end up with the message saying that I miss Boost packages no matter where I
run the script (I am testing it on Linux CentOS4.5 and FreeBSD 6.2). I have
boost package installed on both machines. And I even copied boost folder
from /usr/include to pdns current directory and tried to tell configure
script where the boost folder assigning CXXFLAGS to $

Where am I wrong?


-----Original Message-----
From: bert hubert [mailto:bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl] 
Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2008 7:18 AM
To: Eugene Pefti
Cc: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] Tools to analyse DNS traffic

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 04:00:16PM -0800, Eugene Pefti wrote:
> are dnsreplay, dnswasher, and dnsscope. 
> But they don't come as part of pdns-2.9.21.
> Where can I get them?

Extract the pdns-2.9.21.tar file, do configure, cd pdns, and then run 'make
dnsreplay dnswasher dnsscope'.

Better versions are part of the 'subversion' repository, which is explained
on http://wiki.powerdns.com - it might become easier over time.

Please let me know if you need help!

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