How to Best Prevent Unwanted named installation

Mike Tancsa mike at
Fri Sep 10 21:03:03 UTC 2010

At 04:58 PM 9/10/2010, Martin McCormick wrote:
>contrib/bind9 directory. What is the safest way to disable that
>build without adversly effecting the rest of the update?

         Take a look at the man page for src.conf (and make.conf for 
completeness). You can control parts of what gets built and installed.


>         The reason for doing these things in this order is that
>I would like to get bind running as quickly as possible since it
>takes a couple of hours or more to get the world built when we
>could be doing DNS.
>         Since I am not using that version of bind, not getting
>it built is no problem. I don't even care if it gets built so
>long as it does not end up in /usr/sbin to clobber the new
>         This is not really a complaint. I just want to prevent
>the installation of the old bind over the new one as simply as
>         Thanks.
>Martin McCormick
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