[Dnsmasq-discuss] Dnsmasq version is displayed as "UNKNOWN" on complied version

ESR Fanboy stappers at stappers.nl
Fri Jan 31 13:26:08 GMT 2020

On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 04:34:23AM -0800, Abhishek Patti wrote:
> Hi
> We needed dnsmasq to have capability of SRV caching,


> so I have complied dnsmasq from source
       ... terse build instructions ...
> this gives me dnsmasq_2.81-1_all.deb
> however when i upgrade existing/running version of dnsmasq (2.79) on ubuntu

How is that upgrade done?

> and run command "dnsmasq --version:,
> it upgraded successfully but shows "UNKNOWN"
> " dnsmasq --version
> Dnsmasq version UNKNOWN  Copyright (c) 2000-2020 Simon Kelley
> Compile time options: IPv6 GNU-getopt DBus no-UBus i18n IDN2 DHCP DHCPv6
> no-Lua TFTP conntrack ipset auth DNSSEC loop-detect inotify dumpfile
> This software comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> Dnsmasq is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or 3."
> Please let me know

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