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[Unbound-users] unbound daemon linking bug?

Stuart Henderson
Sun Oct 9 12:21:12 CEST 2011

Try passing --enable-allsymbols to configure.

On 2011-10-06, Paul Wouters <paul at> wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems the unbound daemon binary "unbound" does not actually
> link in the dynamically.
> This means packagers did not find the dependancies, so unbound
> does not depend on unbound-libs. When upgrading the "unbound"
> package this does not update the libunbond pacakge.
> I don't think there is a valid reason for the unbound daemon not
> to link against the unbound library instead of including a static
> copy.
> I confirmed this to be a problem for unbound packaged on fedora/rhel/centos.
> It might also be an issue for other distributions that mistakenly
> assumed the unbound daemon uses a shared library.
> Paul