Can't compile bind 9.8.1-P1 on Solaris

King, Harold Clyde (Hal) hck at
Thu Nov 17 19:50:05 UTC 2011

Well I recompiled everything within the environment and now I seem to have
a working Bind.


Hal King  - hck at
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On 11/17/11 2:26 PM, "King, Harold Clyde (Hal)" <hck at> wrote:

>That's just the thing. I compile on my test box and it works. Move it to
>production and it fails with the error stated. Bind-9.8.1 worked with the
>same environment settings. No chroot on my end. Same version of ssl
>Hal King  - hck at
>Systems Administrator
>Office of Information Technology
>Systems: Business Information Systems
>The University of Tennessee
>135D Kingston Pike Building
>2309 Kingston Pk. Knoxville, TN 37996
>Phone: 974-1599
>On 11/17/11 12:40 PM, "Cathy Almond" <cathya at> wrote:
>>On 17/11/11 05:33, King, Harold Clyde (Hal) wrote:
>>> With great help I got Bind 9.8.1 to compile on solaris but I can not
>>> Bind to start up. I am getting:
>>> 17-Nov-2011 00:31:23.609 initializing DST: openssl failure
>>> 17-Nov-2011 00:31:23.609 exiting (due to fatal error)
>>> Is anyone else seeing this?
>>It's a problem with accessing the openssl libs - if you're running
>>chrooted, you'll need to to copy them into the chroot environment.
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