A patch for Bro in OpenBSD

Chad Dougherty crd at cert.org
Fri Jun 27 07:48:46 PDT 2003

--On Friday, June 27, 2003 13:23 +0200 Sylvain de Tilly 
<sylvain at detilly.net> wrote:

> Hi Chad,
> Thanks for your information, I didn't know the existence of this
> library and it's sound like perfect for the problems. So I try to use
> it but at the final linking stage of the compilation, I've got this
> error message :
>| main.o: In function `main':
>| main.o(.text+0x17a9): warning: sprintf() is often misused, please use
>| snprintf() nb_dns.o: In function `nb_dns_init':
>| nb_dns.o(.text+0x80): undefined reference to `__res_state'
>| nb_dns.o(.text+0xf1): undefined reference to `__res_state'
>| collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> When I do an objdump -t to the libbind.so.1 or to libbind.a, I can't
> see any __res_state symbols. If I do the same with the libbind found
> in the official bind9, I find this symbol. My libbind is the 9.2.2rc2
> from OpenBSD snapshot (less than 1 week).
> So I'll keep the patch like that for the moment. If anybody have an
> idea....

Hrm.  That's odd.  What version of OpenBSD are you using?  I'm using the 
3.3-stable branch (both core OS and ports) and didn't have this problem. 
The libbind in the -stable ports branch is 9.2.2rc1.


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