configure option --disable-crypto-rand unsupported in 9.12.2?

Michał Kępień michal at
Thu Jul 12 10:53:22 UTC 2018

Hi Daniel,

> I have the configure option "--disable-crypto-rand" for some BIND 9.12
> builds. Building BIND with this option fails for the latest BIND 9.12.2:
> BUILDSTDERR: openssl_link.c: In function 'dst__openssl_init':
> BUILDSTDERR: openssl_link.c:274:2: error: 're' undeclared (first use in
> this function)
> BUILDSTDERR:   re = ENGINE_get_default_RAND();
> BUILDSTDERR: openssl_link.c:274:2: note: each undeclared identifier is
> reported only once for each function it appears in
> BUILDSTDERR: make[2]: *** [openssl_link.lo] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/builddir/build/BUILD/bind-9.12.2/lib/dns'
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/builddir/build/BUILD/bind-9.12.2/lib'
> If I remove "--disable-crypto-rand" for building BIND 9.12.2 it works.

Thanks for reporting this.  It is a backporting error which has now been
fixed in the v9_12 branch, which means it will land in 9.12.3:

Sorry about the trouble!

Best regards,
Michał Kępień

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