Ultrix support for bind 8.2.1

Paul A Vixie vixie at mibh.net
Wed Aug 4 18:34:28 UTC 1999

supporting ultrix is really really hard at this point.

> From: Simon Burge <simonb at thistledown.com.au>
> To: bind-workers at isc.org
> Subject: Ultrix support for bind 8.2.1
> Date: Tue, 03 Aug 1999 13:19:13 +1000
> Sender: simonb at supp.cpr.itg.telstra.com.au
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> Is there any interest in fixing the Ultrix support for bind8?  With
> 8.2.1, I've got something that compiles and seems to work ok for the
> limited testing I've done.
> Most of the work was in updating some of the files in port/ultrix, and
> a little bit of ugly goo to get named to link without hacking on the
> Ultrix libc resolver routines.  This last bit I've just got in a local
> .c file for now and contains one line functions like:
> 	void putlong(u_int32_t src, u_char *dst) { __putlong(src, dst); }
> I'm not sure where the "right" place for these are - only named needs
> them.
> It only works with gcc for now - the Ultrix preprocessor barfs on a
> 	#elif USHRT_MAX == 0xffff
> that I can't reproduce with a simple case yet.
> I'm still not sure if I'm going to run with bind8 long term (we've got
> a few support scripts that are bind4-oriented), but at least getting it
> compiled lets me start to evaluate things...
> Simon.

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