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Re: Compiling bind_8.2.3-0 for slink

On Monday 05 March 2001 16:01, I. Forbes wrote:
> 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 ...)

Isn't there a security update for that?

> The compilation bombs out with the following message:
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/ian/dev/bind/bind-
> 8.2.3/src/bin/addr'
> 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-
> 8.2.3/src/bin/addr'
> 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
> this.

Grepping Contents.gz suggests that libfl.a is in package "flex"...

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