bind 8.8.2 and solaris 7

G. Roderick Singleton gsingleton at
Mon Nov 29 15:17:25 UTC 1999

Syunya Yamanaka wrote:
> Hi all.
> I'm trying to build laters bind under solaris 7 but still troubled.
> I did following...
> my system has gcc,binutils,flex,bison.
> log on as none super user account
> copy .tar.gz file to /opt/src/bind822 then run tar zxvf to .tar.gz file.
> cd to /opt/src/bind822/src/port/solaris then vi Makefile.set then do
> following
>    delete "local" part from all DEST*= entrees(ie. /usr/bin instead of
> /usr/local/bin)
>    'AR=/opt/gnu/bin/ar cru'
>    'YACC=/opt/gnu/bin/bison -d'
>    'LEX=/opt/gnu/bin/flex'
>    'RANLIB=/opt/gnu/bin/ranlib'
> cd to /opt/src/bind822/src then run "make depend"
> after that run "make all"
> At this point,I got following error message.
> gcc  -g -O2 -I../../port/solaris/include -I../../include -c noop.c
> /opt/gnu/i386-pc-solaris2.7/bin/as: option `-s' is ambiguous
> make[2]: *** [noop.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/opt/src/bind822/src/port/solaris'
> make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/opt/src/bind822/src/port'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> Anybody know what is "ambiguous" for me in this method?
> (btw,it is strange that using /opt/gnu/i386-pc-solaris2.7/bin/as instead of
> /opt/gnu/bin/ar but no idea...)
> Thank you very much.

You should try putting /usr/ccs/bin in your path and rebuilding.
If you really do have gas on board the option '-s' is for Solaris
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