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fix "make install" directory-creation stuff

This has been broken since it was first implemented in fae09b1
almost a year ago.  I guess the problem has mostly been masked
by distro packaging and/or runtime mkdir stuff, but this at least
gets rid of the pointless "system" directory created by the bug.
latest commit ed85f6d59a
Brandon L Black authored
Octocat-spinner-32 acaux automake 1.14+ compat updates
Octocat-spinner-32 docs docs updates
Octocat-spinner-32 gdnsd Do not call listen() on socks from failed autoscan bind()s
Octocat-spinner-32 m4 update upstream m4 macros
Octocat-spinner-32 plugins various logf_pathname() fixups for log outputs
Octocat-spinner-32 qa update a valgrind suppression
Octocat-spinner-32 t Bugfix: metafo should not zero out geoip's edns scope
Octocat-spinner-32 .gitignore geoip tests: move download URL to S3, update region code mapping stuff
Octocat-spinner-32 .travis.yml Add Travis CI support
Octocat-spinner-32 AUTHORS update to AUTHORS file (probably still incomplete)
Octocat-spinner-32 COPYING Initial import from svn trunk r1553
Octocat-spinner-32 INSTALL docs updates
Octocat-spinner-32 Remove pkg from EXTRA_DIST
Octocat-spinner-32 NEWS 1.11.2 version stuff + Coverity badge for
Octocat-spinner-32 1.11.2 version stuff + Coverity badge for
Octocat-spinner-32 Autotools cleanup
Octocat-spinner-32 fix "make install" directory-creation stuff
Octocat-spinner-32 wiki process changes for gcode->github

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gdnsd is an Authoritative-only DNS server. The initial g stands for Geographic, as gdnsd offers a plugin system for geographic (or other sorts of) balancing, redirection, and service-state-conscious failover. The plugin system can also do things like weighted address/cname records. If you don't care about these features you can ignore them :).

gdnsd is written in C using libev and pthreads with a focus on high performance, low latency service. It does not offer any form of caching or recursive service, and does not support DNSSEC. There's a strong focus on making the code efficient, lean, and resilient. The code has a decent regression testsuite with full branch coverage on the core packet parsing and generation code, and some scripted QA tools for e.g. valgrind validation, clang-analyzer, etc.

The geographically-aware features also support the emerging EDNS Client Subnet draft ( , ) for receiving more-precise network location information from intermediate shared caches.


Project site:

Release downloads:

The code is hosted at Github:

Bug reports:

Wikified docs:

Google Group for discussion:!forum/gdnsd

See the INSTALL file for details on prerequisites and build procedure for working from the source tree or a source tarball.

The documentation is included in the source tree in POD format and installed as manpages and textfiles on installation.


gdnsd is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

gdnsd is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with gdnsd. If not, see

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