dnsdist is distributed in several forms, pick the method best suited for your environment.
dnsdist is not (yet) widely available as a package for your operating system distribution. However, several packages are available in our repository. dnsdist is known to be available on FreeBSD ports (dns/dnsdist). Freshports link: http://www.freshports.org/dns/dnsdist/
To build dnsdist, you'll need a modern C++ compiler with C++ 2011 support (like GCC 4.8+ or clang 3.5+), GNU Make and the following libraries:
To compile from git, these additional dependencies are required:
- Untar the tarball
dnsdist can be built from the PowerDNS repository (but is independent of PowerDNS)
git clone https://github.com/PowerDNS/pdns.git