Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] unbound daemon linking bug?

Paul Wouters
Tue Oct 11 16:54:48 CEST 2011


On Mon, 10 Oct 2011, Matthijs Mekking wrote:

>>> I don't fully grasp your problem: if unbound does not link against
>>> libunbound, upgrading the unbound package would not need to update the
>>> libunbound package.
>>
>> But if a fix is applied to unbound-libs, the unbound daemon will still
>> be using an old copy. Also, the results of unbound vs unbound-host could
>> then be different.
>
> Seems to me that this is a thing that the package maintainer should
> maintain.

> Dynamic linking *may* increase paging thus decreasing performance.

The package maintainer thinks upstream should reconsider their view, or
perhaps back these up with actual numbers instead of hypothesis :)

> - --enable-allsymbols is indeed what you want.

I tested this, and it works indeed. I'll add it to the new releases
of unbound. Thanks!

Paul