Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: source-changes
Date: 08/30/2005 09:17:58
"Perry E. Metzger" <> writes:
> Matthias Scheler <> writes:
>> Modified Files:
>> 	src/distrib/sets/lists/etc: mi
>> 	src/etc: Makefile
>> 	src/etc/namedb: Makefile
>> Added Files:
>> 	src/etc: named.conf
>> Removed Files:
>> 	src/etc/namedb: named.conf
>> Log Message:
>> Move "named.conf" example configuration to "/etc" because that is where
>> named(8) looks for it. You can now really get a caching name server
>> by simply setting "named=yes" in "/etc/rc.conf" as documented in
>> The NetBSD Guide. This fixes PR bin/30662 by Christian Hattemer.
> And now, as soon as I upgrade my box, this will nuke my carefully
> constructed symlink setup...

On a more positive note, the CORRECT way to have fixed this would be
to set a default -c /etc/namedb/named.conf option, so that by default
named looks for the config file where it has been installed on NetBSD
for the last decade or more. I suggest changing to that way of making
this work.