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Compiling bind_8.2.3-0 for slink

Hello All

I am trying to compile the latest "bind" on a slink system.  

(It is a production system that I don't wish to upgrade right now, and 
I am also not happy running the old vulnerable version ...)

The compilation bombs out with the following message:

make[3]: Entering directory `/home/ian/dev/bind/bind-
gcc -D_GNU_SOURCE -I../../port/linux/include -I../../include -O -g  -c
addr.c gcc -D_GNU_SOURCE -O -g   -o addr addr.o \
 ../../lib/libbind.a -lfl
ld: cannot open -lfl: No such file or directory
make[3]: *** [addr] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/ian/dev/bind/bind-
make[2]: *** [addr] Error 1 make[2]: Leaving directory
`/home/ian/dev/bind/bind-8.2.3/src/bin' make[1]: *** [all] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/ian/dev/bind/bind-8.2.3/src' 
make: ***
[build-stamp] Error 2

I assume it is looking for some library that I do not have, or it does 
not like slink's libc, or gcc.  However I don't know too much about 

Does anybody have any suggestions as to what is causing this.

Or alternatively, does anybody know of a (reputable) slink version, 
*.deb binary file that I can download ? 

(I am also looking for the latest proftpd and openssh, compiled for 



Ian Forbes ZSD
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