oidentd uses the Autotools build system. This makes it easy to configure and compile oidentd on different platforms and operating systems.
It only takes a few minutes to compile oidentd from source.
./autogen.shto generate a
./configureto configure the build. See
./configure --helpfor available options.
maketo compile oidentd. This should compile oidentd to
make installto install oidentd on your system.
The following programs are needed for building oidentd from source:
oidentd can be built with the following programs to enable additional features:
libcap-ngto request connection tracking information directly from the kernel instead of using the
/procfilesystem. Some distributions also require separate development versions of these packages to be installed. This feature is useful on systems where connection tracking information is not available from
./configurescript will emit a warning if
libnetfilter_conntracksupport is not being included, but this warning is safe to ignore on systems where
/proc/net/ip_masqueradeis present. It is also possible to invoke
--disable-libnfctif a build without