Compile problems

David Blood david at
Fri Aug 29 17:37:18 CEST 2008

You were right.  Thanks.  Running radiusd found the radiusd that had first
been installed in the wrong location. Thanks so much.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeradius-users-
> at [mailto:freeradius-
> at] On Behalf Of
> Alan DeKok
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:54 PM
> To: FreeRadius users mailing list
> Subject: Re: Compile problems
> David Blood wrote:
> > I wish what you said was true. I see that in sysconfdir is
> set to /etc.  Great.  The problem is when I run radius -X after
> installing.  It says it is looking for the config files in
> /usr/local/etc/raddb.  I can use radiusd -Xd /etc/raddb  and things
> work fine.  The problem is making radiusd look in the right place
> without using the -d setting.
>   Are you sure you don't have two versions of radiusd installed?  If
> you
> do, then you might be running one that is configured to use
> /usr/local/etc, rather than /etc.
>   Again, there's no magic here.    See also src/include/radpaths.h.  It
> defines where the raddb directory is.  If THAT also points to
> /etc/raddb, then you MUST have two versions of radiusd installed.
>   Alan DeKok.
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