[dns-operations] libbind

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Tue Jan 20 06:49:31 UTC 2009

Keith Mitchell wrote:
> Edward Lewis wrote:
>> According to https://www.isc.org/software/bind/new-features/9.6 :
>> # Libbind Available As A Separate Download
>> #
>> # The BIND 8 resolver library, libbind, has been removed from the
>> # BIND 9 distribution and is now available as a separate download.
>> # The build-time configure option for BIND 9, --enable-libbind,
>> # is now deprecated. Previously it was not built or installed by
>> # default.
>> I looked around, googled, etc., but can't find a download page for the
>> library.
>> Where can one download libbind these days?
> This was due to be released with BIND 9.6.0, but events around the
> holiday period caused it to slip a bit. We're just putting the finishing
> touches to the release engineering and should have an up-to-date
> standalone version of libbind out very shortly.

Glad I wasn't the only one who thought he might be missing something.



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