Bind 9.10 and OpenBSD 5.5

Mukund Sivaraman muks at
Mon May 5 01:17:54 UTC 2014

Hi paranoid sysadmin

On Sun, May 04, 2014 at 03:20:40PM -0500, paranoid.schizophrenic.2 wrote:
> I don't know if anyone else has found this issue yet, but there is a
> problem building bind 9.10 (and 9.9.5) under the new release of OpenBSD
> (5.5). The problem is caused by the OpenBSD's team recoding the arc4random
> functions. It appears that they removed two public functions
> (arc4random_addrandom,
> and arc4random_stir) during this process and one of the bind modules
> (lib/isc/random.c) uses one of those functions (arc4random_addrandom).
> I developed two patches that at least allow bind's make to complete. The
> make test runs the same as it did on 5.4, and appears to run a reasonably
> simple caching and authoritative server.

Thank you for sending these patches. I have created a BIND 9 ticket to
track this issue.

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