BIND 9.5.1-P3 compilation problems.

Mark Andrews marka at
Tue Aug 11 23:15:46 UTC 2009

In message <4A8155DF.8010006 at>, Emery writes:
> Good morning,
> I've conducted two maintenance windows to upgrade our BIND primary 
> server to the new code to address the recent security vulnerability, but 
> cannot get past the error below.

	One can compile and test named at anytime.  Only the
	installation need to be done in a maintenance window.

> I have Openssl 9.8.0k installed. I have 
> no problems running tests from the openssl prompt. I have tried 
> exporting the LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include the /usr/local/ssl directory 
> and have run the compilation with the --with-openssl=/usr/local/ssl 
> switch to no avail.
> I am running Solaris 10 Sparc -
> I know that there is a precompiled version of this BIND release on 
> Sunfreeware, but I am trying to upgrade our primary nameserver and would 
> rather to this than a clean uninstall/install.
> Is there any insight into what wall I'm running into?
> checking for strings.h... yes
> checking for inttypes.h... yes
> checking for stdint.h... yes
> checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
> checking for size_t... yes
> checking for ssize_t... yes
> checking for uintptr_t... yes
> checking for socklen_t... yes
> checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
> checking for long long... yes
> checking for struct lifconf... no
> checking for kqueue... no
> checking epoll support... no
> checking sys/devpoll.h usability... yes
> checking sys/devpoll.h presence... yes
> checking for sys/devpoll.h... yes
> checking if unistd.h or sys/types.h defines fd_set... yes
> checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... yes
> checking for OpenSSL library... using OpenSSL from /usr/local/ssl/lib 
> and /usr/local/ssl/include
> checking whether linking with OpenSSL works... no
> configure: error: Could not run test program using OpenSSL from
> /usr/local/ssl/lib and /usr/local/ssl/include.
> Please check the argument to --with-openssl and your
> shared library configuration (e.g., LD_LIBRARY_PATH).

	What is in config.log?
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