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Old 04-23-2006, 10:55 PM   #1
sniklfriz
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bind 9 installation on fedora missing queryperf and /contrib


Hi all,

Recently installed bind 9 on my fedora core box box. I 've been running a caching name server for a little while now and have been experimenting around with different configurations. I wanted to use the queryperf tool to do some testing agains my box. From what I can gather this should be part of the bind 9 distribution and should be located in the contrib directory. My problem is that I don't have a contrib directory at all.

Here is what packages I have installed.

[root@localhost /]# rpm -qa |grep bind
bind-9.3.1-20.FC4
bind-libs-9.3.1-20.FC4
ypbind-1.17.2-5
bind-utils-9.3.1-20.FC4
system-config-bind-4.0.0-16_FC4
bind-chroot-9.3.1-20.FC4

Here are some search results for contrib and queryperf

[root@localhost /]# find ./ -name queryperf
[root@localhost /]#
[root@localhost /]# find ./ -name contrib
./usr/share/slrn/contrib
./usr/share/doc/libidn-devel-0.5.15/contrib
./usr/share/doc/vconfig-1.8/contrib
./usr/share/doc/perl-LDAP-0.33/contrib
./usr/share/cvs/contrib
[root@localhost /]#


If I use yum to update, I get that no updates are available.


What am I missing here? Any ideas on what I can do to get queryperf and the rest of the goodies that come in contrib?


Thanks everyone
 
Old 04-25-2006, 08:13 AM   #2
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You can d/l the bind 9.3.2 source and extract it to some directory. Then go to the contrib/queryperf subdirectory and run:
Code:
./configure
make
to compile queryperf. Then you can move it to a directory that is in your PATH so you can run it from everywhere.

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